HOLIDAY CHEESE BALL PINECONE

Holiday Cheese Ball Pinecone Recipe

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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

How to Make HOLIDAY CHEESE BALL PINECONE

Step-by-Step

  1. In 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.
  2. On a serving platter, form the cheese mixture into a pine cone shape. Beginning at one end, arrange almond slices in overlapping rows.
  3. Add cinnamon stick for the stem, and dill sprigs or rosemary springs for the pine needles. Enjoy!

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About HOLIDAY CHEESE BALL PINECONE

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Spreads




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