Pumpkin Cheese Ball Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pumpkin Cheese Ball Recipe
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Pumpkin Cheese Ball

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"A wonderfully easy cheese ball that goes perfectly with your favorite crackers or bread!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 45 mins

Directions

  1. Beat Cheddar and cream cheeses in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in the pumpkin, pineapple preserves, allspice, and nutmeg and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. When the cheese mixture is firm, shape it into a ball. To make it look like a pumpkin, score the sides with vertical lines using a butter knife. Add the pretzel rod for a stem and transfer to a serving platter.
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Aug 30, 2012

I'm sorry to say, this was not a sweet cheese ball. I followed exactly to a T and it looked like a muted pimento cheese spread. I let set up in the frig for 12 hours from start to finish. You could not shape with hands, so because it still had that chunky look to it, I put it in my Ninja Processor to make it smooth. That thicken some but not enough to shape. And even on the plate trying to make a pumpkin...was difficult because it was slowly spreading south. The over all flavor, was really weird. I could taste the spices but there wasn't anything that screamed sweet savory...it was just a savory weird flavor. It probably would have held up better if the recipe stated 8 oz of cream cheese and not 1/2 the package. I served with Savory Triscuit Crackers, but after each person took one bite, no one wanted anymore. It's like hummus(and I love hummus)....guess you must really have to like the flavors and texture to like the recipe. I'm sorry to say, I won't be making again.

 
Nov 01, 2014

This recipe is always a hit! I've taken it to several gatherings and everyone raves about how yummy it is! I like to use a Colby Monterey Jack mix, and it works the best with finely shredded cheese. I like to pair it with apple slices, pretzels, celery and crackers. Yum!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.8 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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