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goblin head cheese ball

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is my adaption to the Paula Dean Goblin Head Cheese Ball. Its a great Halloween food for a party. I didn't care for Paula's cheese ball so I use my own recipe for that and it works just as well.

(1 rating)
yield 10 -15
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For goblin head cheese ball

  • any cheese ball recipe of your choosing
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • 2
    black tortilla chips
  • 1
    small whole pepper such as jalapeno, pepperoncini, chili pepper, etc.
  • 2
    pimento stuffed olives
  • 1
    bell pepper cut into two thin strips and 6 small triangles
  • 6
    pitted green olives
  • handfull of shoe string (julienned) carrots
  • handful of shredded red cabbage
  • tooth pick
  • assorted crackers or raw vegetables

How To Make goblin head cheese ball

  • 1
    Make a cheese ball according to your recipe and shape into a head. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • 2
    Whip the softened cream cheese until smooth. Remove the chilled cheese ball from fridge. Spread evenly with whipped cream cheese.
  • 3
    Press the two tortilla chips into the sides for ears.
  • 4
    Skewer the pepper with a tooth pick then attach it to the center of the cheese ball for nose.
  • 5
    Press the pimento stuffed olives into the head for eyes; use the two strips of bell pepper for eye brows.
  • 6
    Take the bell pepper triangles and insert them into the pitted green olives, once the olives are assembled, press them into the bottom of the head for toes.
  • 7
    Press the carrot shoe strings into the head to form teeth.
  • 8
    Finally, press the cabbage into the top of the head to make hair.