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Holiday Cheeseball Three Ways

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Holiday Cheeseball Three Ways
alarm
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
12 Servings

Ingredients


Bacon Blue Cheeseball

12 ounces
Smithfield Center Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, Diced
12 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Blue Cheese Crumbles
1 cup
1 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/4 cup
Dried Cherries, Chopped
1/4 cup
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Walnut Pieces, Chopped
1 cup

Ham and Red Pepper Cheeseball

4 ounces
Smithfield Anytime Favorites Diced Ham
4 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/2 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
Roasted Red Peppers, Diced
1/4 cup
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Pecan Pieces, Chopped
1 cup

Spicy Sausage and Green Chile Cheeseball

8 ounces
Smithfield Hot Roll Sausage
8 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Pepper Jack Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/2 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1/2 cup
4 ounce
Green Chiles, Drained & Diced
4 ounce
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder, 1 Teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Pumpkin Seeds, Roasted & Salted
1 cup

Directions


  1. Bacon Blue Cheeseball: Render the bacon in a heavy sauté pan over medium-high heat until crispy. Drain on paper towels and allow to cool. Using a stand mixer fixed with the paddle attachment, combine the bacon, cream cheese, blue cheese, white cheddar cheese, bacon, dried cherries, onion powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce until thoroughly combined. Divide the mixture in half and shape into two separate cheeseballs. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set. Roll each cheeseball in the walnuts and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  2. Ham and Red Pepper Cheeseball: Using a stand mixer fixed with the paddle attachment, combine the ham, cream cheese, sharp and white cheddar cheeses, roasted red peppers, onion powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce until thoroughly combined. Divide the mixture in half and shape into two separate cheeseballs. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set. Roll each cheeseball in the pecans and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. Spicy Sausage and Green Chile Cheeseball: Brown the sausage in a large sauté pan, breaking up any large clumps. Drain on paper towels and allow to cool. Using a stand mixer fixed with the paddle attachment, combine the sausage, cream cheese, pepper jack cheese, white cheddar cheese, onion powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce until thoroughly combined. Divide the mixture in half and shape into two separate cheeseballs. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set. Roll each cheeseball in the pumpkin seeds and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Ingredients


Bacon Blue Cheeseball

12 ounces
Smithfield Center Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, Diced
12 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Blue Cheese Crumbles
1 cup
1 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/4 cup
Dried Cherries, Chopped
1/4 cup
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Walnut Pieces, Chopped
1 cup

Ham and Red Pepper Cheeseball

4 ounces
Smithfield Anytime Favorites Diced Ham
4 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/2 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
Roasted Red Peppers, Diced
1/4 cup
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Pecan Pieces, Chopped
1 cup

Spicy Sausage and Green Chile Cheeseball

8 ounces
Smithfield Hot Roll Sausage
8 ounces
8 ounces
Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces
1 cup
Pepper Jack Cheese, Shredded
1 cup
1/2 cup
White Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
1/2 cup
4 ounce
Green Chiles, Drained & Diced
4 ounce
1/2 tablespoon
Onion Powder
1/2 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Garlic Powder, 1 Teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon
1 cup
Pumpkin Seeds, Roasted & Salted
1 cup

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