Coventry, Harlequin, Holiday, Fruit & Nut Cheese Balls Recipe

Step 1

In a bowl, blend cream and cheddar cheeses. Add onion, parsley. Lea & Perrins, and salt; blend well. Shape into a ball. Chill and serve with assorted crackers, if desired.

HARLEQUIN CHEESE BALL: Add 2 tablespoons finely diced pimiento, 1 teaspoon prepared brown mustard, and 1 clove garlic, crushed, to basic cheese mixture. Shape into a ball. Garnish with pimiento stars, if desired.

HOLIDAY CHEESE BALL: Add 1 tablespoon caraway to basic cheese mixture. Shape into a ball. Chill. Sprinkle ribbons of paprika and chopped parsley around ball.

FRUIT AND NUT CHEESE BALL: Add 1 can (8 1/4 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained, and 1/3 cup finely chopped nuts to basic cheese mixture. Shape into a ball; roll in 1/3 cup finely chopped nuts. Chill.

Things You'll Need

  • 1pk (8 ounces) cream cheese,
  • -softened
  • 2T Minced parsley
  • 1ts Lea & Perrins Worcestershire
  • 1c (4 ounces) shredded sharp
  • -cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4c Minced onion

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