Let’s just get right to things…its’ party time!  For me this means hosting a few get togethers, attending some fun parties and being prepared for the unexpected.  So, with so much going on, I always have a few things in my fridge/freezer and pantry to make sure things run smoothly.

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My party cheese ball is one of those go-to helpers that make my life easy.  This recipe is great for any holiday party and is perfect as a hostess gift when you add a box of artisan crackers.  Like I said friends, it’s party time and I want to make life as stress free as possible…
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Party Cheese Ball
Prep Time
15 mins
 

Perfect for any party. 

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com
Ingredients
  • 2 8- oz blocks cream cheese - room temperature
  • 2 cans crushed pineapple - drained
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. in a food processor, blend cream cheese until smooth.

  2. Add pineapple, cheddar cheese, blue cheese, Worcestershire, chives and seasonings. Pulse until blended. Remove knife from processor bowl and place mixture in refrigerator until firm.
  3. Divide cheese mixture into 4 equal portions. Roll into a balls then in chopped pecans and place on plastic wrap. Tighten wrap around each cheese ball.
  4. Store in fridge if serving within 24 hours. Can be frozen an thawed 2 hours before serving.