*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Appetizer Cheese Ball
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8       Oz           Cream Cheese -- Room Temp.
    4       Oz           Blue Cheese, Crumbled
    4       Oz           Cheddar Cheese -- Shredded
    2       T            Mustard -- Dijon-style
    1       T            Worcestershire Sauce
      1/8   T            Garlic Powder
      1/4   T            Salt
      1/2   C            Pecans -- Finely Chopped
      2/3   C            Currants
      3/4   C            Parsley -- Chopped
                         -----DIPPERS-----
    1       X            Assorted Crackers
    1       X            Apple Wedges
 
   Place the cream cheese, blue cheese, cheddar cheese, mustard,
   Worcestershire, garlic powder, and salt in a mixer bowl and beat at low
   speed just until well mixed.  Stir in the pecans and currants.  Taste and
   adjust seasoning.  Refrigerate the cheese mixture for 30 minutes or until
   slightly firm, then shape into a ball.  Roll in the chopped parsley to
   coat well.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
   Let stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving.  Place
   on a platter surrounded with crackers and apple wedges.
  
 
 
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