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Cheddar Dijon Cheese Ball

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Ingredients
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a blender, process together both the cheeses, butter or margarine and mustard, until smooth.
2) Remove the cheese mixture in a bowl, by scraping it.
3) Place the lid and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.
4) In a flat plate mix together, pecans and parsley.
5) Shape the cheese mixture in to 1 inch balls and roll in pecan mixture, to coat evenly.

SERVING
6) Serve it at room temperature, with crackers.
TIPS
Store the remaining cheese balls if any in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Mixing
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 578 Calories from Fat 476

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.7%

Saturated Fat 23 g115.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113 mg37.7%

Sodium 573.1 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 19 g38.8%

Vitamin A 44.7% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 48.1% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheddar Dijon Cheese Ball Recipe