Betty's Cranberry-Feta Cheese Ball -- Christmas

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Dec. 17, 2015

Betty demonstrates how to make a Cranberry-Feta Cheese Ball to serve as an appetizer for this year's Christmas table. It will be accompanied by gingersnaps and apple wedges.


Cream cheese 8 Ounce , softened
Butter 3 Tablespoon , softened
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce 1/4 Teaspoon
Tabasco sauce 1 Dash
Salt 1 Dash
Red currant jelly 2 Tablespoon
Crumbled feta cheese 4 Ounce
Dried cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chop



In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, salt, and red currant jelly at medium speed of an electric mixer for about 2 minutes until very smooth. 

Fold in feta cheese. Chill in refrigerator for about 5 minutes. 

Shape into a ball and roll in chopped cranberries to coat. 


Serve with gingersnaps and apple wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1895Calories from Fat 1215

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 138 g212.3%

Saturated Fat 83 g415%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2148 mg89.5%

Total Carbohydrates 136 g45.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 121 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet