Recipes and Cooking Tricolor Peppercorn Cheese Ball 5.0 (1) Here's an easy homemade cheese ball appetizer recipe to serve for Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year's, or other special occasion. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 75 mins Yield: one 1-1/4-cup cheese ball Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 8 ounce package cream cheese 1 teaspoon pink peppercorns 1 teaspoon green peppercorns 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 small clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon caraway seed, crushed ¼ cup finely snipped fresh chives 2 tablespoon snipped fresh dillweed 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley Crackers Directions Bring cream cheese to room temperature. Place pink, green, and black peppercorns in a blender container; cover and blend until finely ground. Set aside. Beat together cream cheese, garlic, caraway seed, chives, dillweed, and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until well combined. Shape into a ball and cover with plastic wrap. Chill 20 minutes. Remove ball and roll in ground peppercorns. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve with crackers. Makes one 1-1/4-cup cheese ball. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 42 Calories 4g Fat 1g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 42 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 13mg 4% Sodium 37mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Protein 1g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.