Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Savory Cheeseball

I have been asked to bring this cheeseball to almost every event that I can think of: baby showers, Christmas parties, Thanksgiving dinner, youth events, Super Bowl parties. You name it. At church I've kinda become known for it. So I decided to share it with y'all! (It's dangerously easy...)


Megan's {Famous} Savory Cheeseball

2 packages of cream cheese
2 cups Colby-jack shredded cheese
1/2 medium onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup chopped nuts (I've used almonds, pecans, and peanuts before... but pecans are my fav.)

It's really quite simple. Set aside the nuts in a small bowl. Place the rest of the ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix well. (I use my kitchen aid mixer with the dough paddle.) Scoop out the cheesy goodness with your hands (trust me here), and form into a ball. Next just firmly roll the ball in the chopped nuts, and press them in with your hands. Set it on a flat surface to create a slightly flat side (You don't want it to roll away!), and put in the fridge for at least a couple hours. Serve and enjoy!

I've found that this is really good with pretzels or crackers.

2 comments:

  1. Need to make this for our church's Superbowl get together this weekend! Maybe it will make an appearance at our regional meetup too? Hope you're doing well. :)

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  2. Yumm!! This looks amazing! I'm a pretty big sucker for anything with cheese in it. And peanuts are a close second!

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