Holiday Cheese Ball Pinecone Recipe

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HOLIDAY CHEESE BALL PINECONE

Bonnie ^O^

By
@Utahn

This takes a little while to make, but it is fun, and SO worth the effort! It certainly gets its share of ooh's and ahh's. Made from a delcious cheese spread, and the cone is made of sliced or whole almonds, and garnished with a stem of cinnamon and rosemary pine needles. Take a bow and enjoy!




Photo and recipe courtesy of Julie.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
a crowd
Prep:
2 Hr

Ingredients

2
packages, 8 ounces each, cream cheese softened
1/4
cup of milk
1
cup of crumbled feta cheese
1
cup shredded mozzerella cheese
2
tablespoons dried minced onion
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper
2/3
cup sliced almonds, toasted (or whole if you prefer)
1
cinnamon stick for the stem
fresh dill sprig for garnish, or rosemary sprigs

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add the feta cheese, mozzarella cheese, onion and cayenne and mix well. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
2On a serving platter, form the cheese mixture into a pine cone shape. Beginning at one end, arrange almond slices in overlapping rows.
3Add cinnamon stick for the stem, and dill sprigs or rosemary springs for the pine needles. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Spreads