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Curried Cheese Ball with Fruit

Sweet fruits pair well the spicy curry powder in a savory cheese ball coated with crunchy peanuts.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup golden raisins
1/4
cup finely chopped red onion
2
tablespoons apple juice
1
tablespoon curry powder
1/2
cup chopped cocktail peanuts
3
apples, cut into 12 slices each
3
pears, cut into 12 slices each

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Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, beat all ingredients except peanuts, apples and pears with electric mixer on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes until well mixed and fluffy.
  • 2 Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Coat cheese ball with peanuts. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with apple and pear slices.
  • 1 In large bowl, beat all ingredients except peanuts, apples and pears with electric mixer on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes until well mixed and fluffy.
  • 2 Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic wrap; shape into a ball. Coat cheese ball with peanuts. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with apple and pear slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can make the cheese ball 2 days ahead, but wait to coat it with the nuts until the day of the party.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.