Serves 12 Time: About 15 minutes plus 4 hours refrigeration time
2 pkg (8oz each) Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg (8oz) Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder
dash ground red pepper
1/4 cup chopped roasted red pepper
1/4 cup chopped green onion
Sociables Savory Crackers (or dippers of choice)
Paprika, Fresh Parsley, Sesame Seeds and chopped nuts for rolling
Beat cream cheese, shredded cheese, garlic powder and ground red pepper until well blended.
Divide in half.
Add roasted red pepper to one half.
Add green onions to the other half.
Mix each half until well blended.
Cover. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours for flavors to blend.
Shape cheese mixtures into separate 1" balls, or 1 large ball for each flavor.
Roll the red pepper flavor in Paprika and parsley.
Roll the green onion flavor in sesame seeds and chopped nuts.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Info Per Serving (cheese ball only): Calories 196.7 Total Fat 18.2 g Saturated Fat 10.8 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g Cholesterol 55.4 mg Sodium 235.2 mg Potassium 49.1 mg Total Carbohydrate 2.7 g Dietary Fiber 0.2 g Sugars 1.5 g Protein 6.7 g