Pinecone Cheese Ball

This unusual cheese ball recipe uses toasted pecan halves and rosemary sprigs for a creative presentation that's sure to delight party guests.

Yield:

16 servings

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Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) container garden vegetable cream cheese
1 (8-ounce) container roasted garlic cream cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
3 green onions, chopped
2 cups pecan halves, toasted
Fresh rosemary sprigs

Preparation

Stir together first 4 ingredients. Shape into an oval; chill 2 hours.

Arrange pecan halves over cheese oval in overlapping rows beginning at bottom and working upward. Arrange rosemary sprigs at top of pinecone. Serve with crackers.

Note:

November 1998