Curried Cheese Ball with Fruit

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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