Blue Cheese-Red Currant Cheese Ball

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Blue Cheese-Red Currant Cheese Ball Recipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

You can also shape the cheese mixture into a Yule log.

Makes 10 servings


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1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash of hot sauce (such as Tabasco)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
2 tablespoons red currant jam or jelly
1 cup dried currants, coarsely chopped
Thin gingersnaps


Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

1. Beat cream cheese and next 6 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until well combined.

2. Stir together blue cheese, jam, and cream cheese mixture until combined. Chill 5 minutes. Shape into a ball, and roll in chopped currants to coat. Serve with gingersnaps.

Created date

November 2015