Easy Cheese Ball

Cheese Ball

Around the holidays, it’s a tradition for our family to make this Easy Cheese Ball. The tradition began when I was a little girl, and my family would make these in mass production to give to our neighbors each year. I remember one year we made more than 75 of them to give away because we didn’t want anyone to feel left out if they didn’t get a cheese ball from the Millett family. Even though I don’t make them to give away, I do like to make 1 or 2 during the holidays because it’s really yummy to eat.

Easy Cheese Ball
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Ingredients
  • 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 small jar Kraft Bacon Cheese Spread or Old English Cheese Spread
  • 1-2 teaspoons finely grated onion
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • ½ cup chopped parsley (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese, Kraft cheese, and onion. (The Kraft Bacon Cheese Spread is the one I prefer if I can find it on the store shelf.)
  2. Place the mixture in the fridge to chill for 1-2 hours.
  3. On a plate, place the nuts and parsley. Add the cream cheese mixture to the top and roll it into a ball or log. Serve with your favorite crackers.

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