Serve up a big cheese ball Buffalo-style—with cream cheese, blue cheese crumbles, chopped celery and a bit of hot sauce.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 28 servings
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) KRAFT Natural Blue Cheese Crumbles
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1 cup finely chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese and blue cheese with mixer until blended. Add celery and hot sauce; mix well.
Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
Shape into ball; roll in nuts until evenly coated.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
To intensify the flavor and crunch of the walnuts, toast them before use. Just spread them onto a baking sheet and bake in 350°F oven 5 to 7 min. or until lightly toasted.
Buffalo Cheese Wreath
Prepare cheese mixture and refrigerate as directed. Place about 2-inch-diameter drinking glass in center of large plate. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls cheese mixture onto plate around glass, just touching outer edge of glass to form ring; smooth top and side with spatula. Remove glass. Decorate cheese mixture with chopped fresh parsley and red peppers to resemble Christmas wreath.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
28 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* 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.