Smoked cheddar and steak sauce add a depth to this nut-covered cheese ball. Smoked gouda is a great substitute in this easy party appetizer.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
30 mins
chill:
4 hrs
stand:
15 mins
total:
4 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
56
Yield:
3-1/2 cups spread
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Let cream cheese, shredded cheese, and butter stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add milk and steak sauce; beat until fluffy. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

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  • Shape mixture into a ball; roll in nuts. Let stand for 15 minutes. Serve with crackers. Makes 3-1/2 cups spread (56, 1-tablespoon servings).

Tips

Prepare as above, except do not roll in nuts. Wrap cheese ball in moisture- and vapor-proof plastic wrap. Freeze for up to 1 month. To serve, thaw the cheese ball in refrigerator overnight. Roll in nuts. Let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 17mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 1g; protein 2g; vitamin a 243IU; calcium 40.4mg; iron 0.2mg.
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