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Curried Cheese Ball with Fruit

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Sweet fruits pair well the spicy curry powder in a savory cheese ball coated with crunchy peanuts.

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

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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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