Holiday Cheese Ball Recipe

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Holiday Cheese Ball

Louise Herrod

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@gypsyweezy

I found this recipe many, many years ago in a Southern Living magazine and have used it every holiday season since. It's not just delicious, it looks like a holiday treat, too! Everyone loves this cheese ball!


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Prep:

45 Min

Ingredients

4 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
4 pkg
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
pimento stuffed olives, chopped finely
3 Tbsp
mayonnaise
1/8 tsp
celery salt
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp
onion flakes, dehydrated
1 dash(es)
garlic salt

FOR DECORATING THE OUTSIDE OF THE CHEESE BALL

parsley, fresh, chopped
pimento stuffed olives, sliced
pecans, in pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well with hands.
2
Shape into a large ball, or a few smaller balls.
3
Place olive slices around the cheese ball and then roll the ball in pecan pieces and parsley. (The olive slices look like tiny wreaths all around the cheese ball, and the parsley gives it a nice, bright appearance). Wrap in wax paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate. Let it warm to room temp before serving.
Serve with assorted crackers (my favorite is sesame crackers). And I usually decorate the cheese platter with my recipe for Christmas Holly.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #cheese