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Freezer Cheese Balls

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Ingredients
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Cream cheese/Neuf chatel, cut into pieces 8 Ounce, cut into pieces (1 Large Package)
  Blue cheese 4 Ounce, cut into pieces
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Coarsely chopped walnuts/Coarsely chopped pecans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

Allow cheeses and butter to stand at room temperature until soft.
Place Cheddar, cream cheese, blue cheese, and butter in a large bowl; with an electric mixer, beat until blended.
Add garlic and beat until creamy.
Cover and chill mixture until firm enough to shape into balls, but not hard (about 2 hours).
Divide in half and shape each half into a smooth ball.
Sprinkle nuts on a piece of wax paper and roll each ball in about half of the nuts, pressing in lightly.
Place balls in separate plastic bags and seal; refrigerate or freeze until needed.
Before serving, allow cheese balls to stand at room temperature, unwrapped, for 30 minutes if refrigerated, or for 3 to 4 hours if frozen

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday

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