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Pumpkin Patch Cheese Ball

Gooseberry Patch
Yield Makes 10 to 12 servings
Ring in the autumn season with this festive (but yummy) Pumpkin Patch Cheese Ball.


  • 1 16-oz. pkg. shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 8-oz. container chive & onion cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • honey-wheat twist pretzel
  • flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • assorted crackers

How to Make It

  1. In a medium bowl, combine cheeses and spices. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Shape mixture into a ball; lightly press into a pumpkin shape. Smooth surface with a table knife. Press pretzel and parsley into top of cheese ball for pumpkin stem and leaf. Serve with crackers.

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