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Southwest Party Cheese Ball

Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
3
hr.
15
min.
Servings

24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Get the party started, Southwest-style! This cheese ball is made with fresh cilantro, fresh lime juice and jalapeño pepper-studded Monterey Jack cheese.

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Make It

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  • Beat cream cheese and shredded cheese in small bowl with mixer until blended.
  • Add all remaining ingredients except nuts; mix well. Refrigerate several hours.
  • Shape into ball; roll in nuts until evenly coated.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this cheese spread on special occasions with assorted crackers and cut-up celery.

Variation

Mix cream cheese mixture as directed; shape into log or 24 small balls, each about 1 inch in diameter. Roll in nuts until evenly coated.

Substitute

Substitute toasted chopped PLANTERS Dry Roasted Almonds or finely chopped parsley for the pecans.

Servings

  • 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 130
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 130mg
Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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