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This cheese ball makes a great snack for holiday parties. Or, wrap it in a paper cone and present as a Christmas food gift.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a shallow dish, combine 1 tablespoon of the chives, 1 tablespoon of the basil, and the parsley; set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and goat cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in remaining 2 tablespoons chives, remaining 2 tablespoons basil, the pepper, and garlic. Form into a ball.

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  • Roll ball in herb mixture. Wrap and chill cheese ball for 4 to 24 hours. To assemble gift, place cheese ball and assorted crackers in paper cone.

Dried Beef Cheese Ball:

Prepare as above, except omit basil and parsley. Beat 2 ounces chopped dried beef, 3 tablespoons snipped fresh chives, and 1 teaspoon caraway seeds into cheese mixture. To assemble gift, place cheese ball and crisp rye crackers in paper cone.

Italian Cheese Ball:

Prepare as above, except substitute fontina cheese for the goat cheese and beat 2 ounces hard salami and 2 tablespoons finely chopped roasted red sweet pepper into the cheese mixture. To assemble gift, place cheese ball and water crackers in paper cone.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; 9 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 25 mg cholesterol; 91 mg sodium. 353 mg potassium; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 3 g protein; 389 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 30 mg calcium;

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