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Cheese ball for the holidays

With Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years heading our way soon.  It is time to make some cheese balls :)

The Best Cheese Ball Recipe

From the kitchen of Audrey Howe

Handed down from my mother

 My recipe is just from memory - from watching and helping my mother make this for every holiday.  There are no exact proportions.

Use about 1 pound of cheddar cheese. (If I have leftover cheeses of different varieties - I mix them.) One package room temperature cream cheese.  Begin by grating the cheese.  Mix the cheese and cream cheese in a food processor, or with a mixer, or by hand. It needs to be blended well. (I usually blend it, then let it sit for a while, and blend it again; repeating this

several times.) Add a liquid (7-up, Sprite, wine, etc.) to moisten. Sprinkle with garlic powder to taste. Roll into a ball. Roll the ball in chopped walnuts. (Any kind of nut would work). Wrap with waxed paper or plastic wrap. Refrigerate. I usually make it a day or two in advance, so the flavors blend together. Serve with crackers.

Also, don't use garlic salt; be sure it is garlic powder.

Call me if you would like help with your cheese ball or have any real estate finance questions.

 

Art Marine

Branch Manager

10220 SW Greenburg Road, Suite 250

Portland, OR 97223

503-764-4005 direct

1-866-510-4716 fax

www.academy.cc/artmarine

art.marine@academymortgage.com

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Comment balloon 7 commentsArt Marine • October 29 2009 10:57AM
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