Holiday Cheeseball

  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) finely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (2-1/4 oz.) sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons EACH: minced green onion, minced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (2oz) Buddig Beef or Ham, chopped
  • Assorted crackers
  • Beat cream and Cheddar cheeses in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy.
  • Mix in remaining ingredients until well combined.
  • Form into ball. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Chill at least 2 to 3 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  • Serve with assorted crackers.
  • VARIATION: Make cheese mixture as directed, but DO NOT add Buddig Sliced Beef.
  • Shape cheese mixture into a football.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • Just before serving, roll in chopped Buddig Sliced Beef until completely coated.

Calories per serving (2 tablespoons cheeseball) 157; Calories from Fat 125; Total Fat 14g; Saturated Fat 8g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 44mg; Sodium 283mg; Total Carbohydrate 1g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Protein 7g