Spicy Cheese Ball

Marmalade preserves add a depth of flavor, and horseradish a mild kick, to this fun and unusual appetizer.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 4 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Havarti cheese
  • ¼ cup prepared horseradish
  • ½ cup orange marmalade
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic pepper
  • ½ cup toasted chopped almonds

Directions

  • In large bowl, beat cream cheese until soft. Add Cheddar, Havarti, and horseradish; mix well.
  • Stir in cherry preserves and pepper. Form into 1 large or 4 smaller balls; roll in almonds. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving to blend flavors.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Havarti cheese
  • ¼ cup prepared horseradish
  • ½ cup orange marmalade
  • ⅛ tsp. garlic pepper
  • ½ cup toasted chopped almonds

Directions

  • In large bowl, beat cream cheese until soft. Add Cheddar, Havarti, and horseradish; mix well.
  • Stir in cherry preserves and pepper. Form into 1 large or 4 smaller balls; roll in almonds. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving to blend flavors.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat27g
Saturated Fat15g
Cholesterol65mg
Sodium450mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars14g
Protein13g