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Fareway Dietitian: Holiday Cheese Ball

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Holiday Cheese Ball

Makes approximately 24 (2 Tbsp.) servings

Total time: varies

2 (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia fat free cream cheese

8 ounces Kraft shredded cheddar cheese

2 tsp. garlic powder

2 Tbsp. grated onion

Dash cayenne pepper

3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

Black pepper, to taste

6 ounces dried beef (wimmer's smoked beef), diced

2 cup slivered almonds

Directions

COMBINE first 7 ingredients and MIX with an electric mixer. ADD beef and MIX. FORM cheese into a ball, COVER with plastic wrap and REFRIGERATE until firm. ROLL in silvered almonds and SERVE with crackers.

OR ADD filling to mushrooms caps and BAKE at 375⁰F for approximately 20 minutes. TOP with slivered almonds in the last 5 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving: 195 calories; 12 g fat; 3 g saturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 549 mg sodium; 12 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 9 g protein

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