Friday, October 24, 2008

Pinecone Cheese Ball

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With the parties coming up, This is a good thing to have around, and it's so festive too..

Why don't you throw a party this weekend?

Pine Cone Cheese ball

8 oz Cream Cheese; Room Temp.
4 oz Blue Cheese, Crumbled
4 oz Cheddar Cheese; Shredded
2 tsp Mustard; Dijon-style
1 tsp Watkins Steak sauce
1/8 tsp Watkins Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp Salt

1/4 cup Watkins parsley
1 (6-ounce) can whole smoked or unsalted almonds
assorted crackers
assorted dipping vegetables


Place the cream cheese, blue cheese, cheddar cheese, mustard, steak sauce , garlic powder, parsley and salt in a mixer bowl and beat at low speed just until well mixed.Refrigerate the cheese mixture for 30 minutes or until slightly firm, then shape into a ball.Starting at the bottom, press almonds into cheese mixture at slight angles, forming overlapping rows to resemble a pine cone.

Cover loosely, and chill 1 hour. Serve with crackers and vegetables.

1 comment:

Overwhelmed! said...

Oh my gosh, I LOVE this! What a clever way to dress up a cheeseball. I will have to try this!

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