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Smoked Cheddar Cheese Ball Recipe
Cream cheese, smoked cheddar, and chopped nuts combine perfectly in this recipe to create a flavorful Smoked Cheddar Cheese Ball. Serve this quick and easy cheesy snack with crackers at your next cocktail party, sporting event, or family picnic.
- a small Ziploc bag
- a rolling pin
- a mixing bowl
- an electric mixer or wire whisk
- a large shallow dish
- 1 8oz package cream cheese
- 1 8oz package smoked cheddar cheese
- 4 Tbsp butter
- 1 Tbsp milk
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup toasted nuts, chopped fine (see "quick tips" below instructions)
- an assortment of crackers, for dipping
- Soften the cream cheese and butter in a mixing bowl by allowing them to sit at room temperature for about a half hour.
- Pour the milk and Worcestershire sauce into the mixing bowl, and beat until the mixture is nice and fluffy.
- Refrigerate overnight.
- Put your finely chopped nuts into a large shallow dish.
- Remove the cheese mixture from the fridge, form it into a ball and roll it through the nuts to coat evenly.
- Let the cheese ball stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
- Serve with crackers.
- To quickly chop nuts without creating a mess; place them in a small Ziploc bag, seal it and roll over them with your rolling pin.
- Cheesy snacks like this one tend to go fast, so for large gatherings consider adding a few of the recipes below to your party menu.
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