Get into the holiday spirit with the most festive cheese ball you’ll ever see! In just under ten minutes, wow your dinner party guests with this perfect appetizer!

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PREP 30 minutes
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Ingredients

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Instructions

Step 1

In a large bowl, mix in local cream cheese, local cheddar cheese, onion, mustard and pepper sauce until well combined.

Step 2

If making two trees, divide in half or if making one leave as whole. Refrigerate mixture until firm enough to shape.

Step 3

Place cheese mixture on a parchment lined baking sheet. Shape mixture into a cone to look like a Christmas tree. Roll tree in parsley and/or press parsley evenly onto tree.

Step 4

Press dried cranberries onto the cheese tree diagonally in a row to form a garland. Press bell pepper pieces onto trees for ornaments. Top tree with a star shape cut from a block of local cheddar cheese. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts :

Servings : 10
Amount per serving 
Calories            355
Total Fat 31.3 g
Saturated Fat 19.7 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Sodium 422 mg
Total Carbohydrate          4.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 15.1 g
Vitamin D  5 mcg
Calcium 377 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 149 mg

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