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Clam Cheese Ball

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The clam cheese ball is prepared with minced clam and two cheese mix. Made with canned minced clams, the clam cheese ball is combined with cream cheese, chilled and shaped into balls. Rolled in a garlic and parsley flavored grated parmesan cheese to finish, they are once again chilled before serving and are great as appetizers.
Ingredients
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (1 package)
  Minced clams 6 1⁄2 Ounce, well drained
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

In small mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
Stir in clams, pepper and garlic powder.
Cover; chill about 1 hour.
Shape into ball.
In small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese and parsley.
Roll ball in Parmesan cheese mixture.
Cover; chill several hours to blend flavors, Garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 982 Calories from Fat 741

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g129.7%

Saturated Fat 47.9 g239.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 281.8 mg93.9%

Sodium 2480.1 mg103.3%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.82 g3.3%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 84.8% Vitamin C 34%

Calcium 57.8% Iron 11.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Clam Cheese Ball Recipe