Cheddar Cheese Pumpkin
|Shredded cheddar cheese||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Shredded carrots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Minced onion||2 Tablespoon|
|Cream cheese||3 Ounce|
|Dried dill weed||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Green bell pepper strips||1 Tablespoon|
|Chopped salted peanuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In a medium mixing bowl, combine cheddar cheese and cream cheese, beat with an electric mixer until well blended.
Stir in peanuts, carrots, onion and dill.
Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour.
Shape into a pumpkin or ball.
Refrigerate, covered, 1 to 2 hours to let flavors blend.
Just before serving, insert a bell pepper strip into top of cheese ball to form a pumpkin stem.
Place pumpkin on a platter and surround it with a variety of crackers.
Calories 598 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47 g73.1%
Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 111.9 mg37.3%
Sodium 685.1 mg28.5%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 22 g44.1%
Vitamin A 71.4% Vitamin C 8.3%
Calcium 60% Iron 5.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet