Cheese Balls

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,822


Have Ready:
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
1 (8-ounce) package sharp cheddar cheese shredded
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 teaspoon lemon juice fresh
dash cayenne pepper
1/2 cup pecans finely chopped
1/2 cup parsley chopped
You'll Need:
large mixing bowl
mixing spoon
small bowl
measuring spoons
measuring cups
wax paper
foil or plastic wrap
2 serving plates


Let the cream cheese sit at room temperature for 1 hour to soften before continuing with the recipe. In a large mixing bowl combine softened cream cheese and Cheddar cheese. Mix well. Add onion soup mix, lemon juice and cayenne. Mix well. Chill. Divide the mixture into 2 parts. Shape into 2 balls. Combine nuts and parsley in a small bowl. Place the nut mixture on wax paper. Roll the cheese balls in the nut mixture. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. One hour before serving time, put each ball on a serving plate and surround with an assortment of crackers. (Makes 2 balls. One cheese ball can be frozen for later use if not needed now.)

* Put some parsley in a measuring cup. Snip with scissors in cup until finely chopped.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,822
Calories from Fat: 1,243

This Cheese Balls recipe is from the Special Dishes for Special Days Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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