Blue Cheese and Chive Cheese Ball

Okemah Barton

By
@emmanluv

I couldn't find a simple, tasty cheese ball recipe using basic things in my kitchen. I decided this year to make up my own recipe... this is the one I came up with. I know this would be good with bacon bits in it, as that goes so well with blue cheese, but I have a very severe allergy to any pork, so this is the vegetarian version I made up.

When I first gave it to my husband and his friend (one ball) I expected it to last an hour or so, before game time Super Bowl Sunday. It was GONE in less than ten minutes! I'd say this is approved; fighting them off of the others for the potluck!


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Serves:

three balls

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

CHEESE MIXTURE

16 oz
cream cheese, softened
5 oz
blue cheese crumbles
1/2 c
pizza mix shredded cheese
2 Tbsp
dried chives

FOR COATING

walnuts, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in large bowl, place all cream cheese and let stand to room temp.
2
add all other ingredients. mix well. *i use a standard hand mixer for mine*
3
3 balls with spatula in bowl. transfer one ball at a time to chopped nuts.
4
softly press ball into nuts. form good shape this way, and make sure no air pockets are in the ball.
5
transfer ball to plate. cover and chill in refrigerator for four hours. serve with assorted crackers of your choice.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids