Holiday Appetizer: Pecan Cream Cheese Ball

4 years ago
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Do you always buy your cheese balls from the store?

STOP IT!

There are too many great homemade recipes out there for you to be buying a prepackaged, mystery ball. This appetizer is SO good and perfect on top of your favorite cracker.

 

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My mom makes this every Christmas Eve. In our family, there isn't an actual meal served on Christmas Eve. We simply fill up on summer sausage, cheese, crackers, this cheese ball, and shrimp cocktail. Hoosiers...  

 

 

Pecan Cream Cheese Ball {courtesy of my mom} Printable Recipe available on my site

makes: 1 ball

Ingredients:

2 (8oz.) packages cream cheese

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

2 tablespoons chives

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped

1 tablespoon milk

1/2 cup parsley, chopped

 

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Directions:

 

1) Mix together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, chives, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire, milk and 1 cup of pecans.

 2) Stir remaining pecans and parsley together in a medium bowl (these always come in handy).  Form cheese mixture into a ball, and coat with pecan-parsley mixture until well covered.  Serve with your favorite crackers.

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 What do you traditionally eat on Christmas Eve?

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