Monster Ball

Add this cheese ball to your party’s menu - a delicious appetizer for Halloween.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
container (8 oz) cream cheese spread
2
cups shredded Gouda or Colby cheese (8 oz)
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1/4 cup sliced drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives
Assorted crackers, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese spread and Gouda cheese until blended. Stir in chives, tomatoes and garlic powder.
  • 2 Shape mixture into 1 large or 2 small balls or logs. Roll in chives. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • 3 Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese spread and Gouda cheese until blended. Stir in chives, tomatoes and garlic powder.
  • 2 Shape mixture into 1 large or 2 small balls or logs. Roll in chives. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • 3 Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm. Serve with crackers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Gouda cheese and sun-dried tomatoes update the traditional cheese ball. It can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
),
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.