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Holiday Cheese Ball

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Holiday Cheese Ball are delicious and make for a great cold appetizer. At my place, these cheese balls are often made as snacks too! Try this brilliant Holiday Cheese Ball recipe!
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Blue veined cheese 8 Ounce, crumbled
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened (1 Small Package)
  Worcestershire 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 2 Tablespoon
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Watercress sprig 3

Spread almonds in a shallow pan and toast in a 350° oven for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let cool.
In a food processor or with an electric mixer, blend blue veined cheese, cream cheese, Worcestershire, and 1 tablespoon of the cream; blend until smooth, adding more cream, if needed.
Stir in parsley.
Sprinkle almonds over a large piece of plastic wrap.
Shape cheese mixture into a ball and roll in almonds, pressing them into cheese to coat ball well on all sides.
Wrap in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm.
To serve, surround cheese ball with watercress sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Milk Product

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2177 Calories from Fat 1720

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 191 g293.4%

Saturated Fat 76.2 g381%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 337.7 mg112.6%

Sodium 3580.2 mg149.2%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.3 g65%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 92 g183.7%

Vitamin A 117.7% Vitamin C 71.4%

Calcium 178.4% Iron 45.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Holiday Cheese Ball Recipe