Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball w/ Caramelized Pecans

Recipe Rating:
 24 Ratings
Serves: a crowd
Cooking Method: Food Processor

Ingredients

1 c dried cranberries, chopped
1/4 c frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
16 oz cream cheese, softened to room temp
1/4 c confectioners' sugar
CARAMELIZED PECANS
3/4 c pecans, coarsely chopped
1 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp sugar

The Cook

Leah Stacey Recipe
x12
Well Seasoned
Montgomery, AL (pop. 205,764)
CookingMaven
Member Since Mar 2010
Leah's notes for this recipe:
A long time ago I ate a cranberry cheese ball that I had made from a mix that I bought. I loved it! Well I have no way of getting that mix anymore, so I came up with my own recipe. It is sweet and tart. This isn't your average cheese ball! You will love to serve this at your next holiday gathering!
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Set the tone for your holiday festivities with this delicious - and pretty! - appetizer. Part dip, part dessert, you will love the reaction you get when your guests set eyes on this lovely creation.

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user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Dec 11, 2010
YUMMMMMM..I love cramberry and orange togather. Then put carmalized pecans..omg. I will try this!!
user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Dec 11, 2010
If I had all the stuff i would do it for tonight..might have to run to the store!!
user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Dec 11, 2010
Ok I am gonna run to the store..I could prolly stick it in the freezer for an hour to get it hard huh??
user Leah Stacey CookingMaven - Dec 11, 2010
Maybe, I've never done that before so I'm not going to guarantee that it will work. Are you having a party? If not then half the recipe because this make a lot!
user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Dec 11, 2010
I am going to a party at my sis i laws..Told her i would bring something.

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