For a festive presentation, roll up this flavorful mixture into 7 mini cheese balls as pictured. For just one, proceed as directed in the recipe, rolling mixture into one large ball.
7 mini balls
2 (8-oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon pimento, chopped
1 teaspoon onion, minced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon green pepper, chopped
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
Optional: chopped pecans
Blend cream cheese until light and fluffy; add Cheddar cheese and next 7 ingredients. Shape into 7 mini balls (about one cup each); wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm. Roll in pecans, if desired.