A cute way to serve a cheese ball that is perfect for the Fall season. Serve this with apple slices, crackers or whatever you prefer.
16 Ounce, shredded
8 Ounce, softened
Chive and onion cream cheese
Ground red pepper
Combine cheddar cheese and next 4 ingredients in a bowl until blended. Cover and chill for 4 hours or until mixture is firm enough to be shaped.
Shape mixture into a ball to resemble a pumpkin. Smooth entire outer surface with a spatula or table knife. Make vertical grooves in ball, if desired, using fingertips.
Cut florets from broccoli stalk, and reserve for another use. Cut stalk to resemble a pumpkin stem, and press into top of cheese ball. Serve cheese ball with apples, crackers, etc.