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Fantastic Gorgonzola and White Wine Cheese Ball


"A huge success! This cheese ball featuring the sharp flavors of Gorgonzola and white wine is very popular with my Italian family. You can substitute chopped parsley or mixed herbs for the paprika."
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6 h 10 m servings 95 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 cups)


  • Calories:
  • 95 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, Gorgonzola cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese and white wine. Form the mixture into a ball shape.
  2. On a piece of wax paper, spread the paprika and pistachio nuts. Roll the cheese ball in paprika and pistachios to coat.
  3. Wrap coated cheese ball in wax paper. Chill in the refrigerator 6 hours, or overnight, before serving.

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  1. 34 Ratings

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I thought this appetizer was simple and extremely tasty. I decided to double the gorgonzola (and leave out the cheddar and paprika)...I thought the level of blue cheese taste was just right (no...

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This recipe is good, but nothing fantastic. I used more gorgonzola cheese as recommended and was glad I did, but still the cheeseball lacked something. I used pecans rather than pistachios and...

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I thought this appetizer was simple and extremely tasty. I decided to double the gorgonzola (and leave out the cheddar and paprika)...I thought the level of blue cheese taste was just right (no...

It was a big hit!! Half the people at the party requested the recipe.

This recipe was devoured at a recent Christmas party. It has been requested that I make this for every family get-together from now on. I had a bottle of Reisling on hand, so that's what I use...

Not bad. Everyone seemed to like it, at our family christmas get together. I think next time, I will add more gongorzola cheese and a dash more wine. Rolled it in crushed almonds and pistachios.

I changed it a bit - I added dried cranberries, pecans and a splash of lemon juice - I put it in a small crock and let it sit in the fridge for about 5 hours then served - it was delicious!

I added twice the amount of bleu cheese to the recipe and it turned out fantastic. The presentation is very pretty and looks like a lot of time went into it.

We enjoyed this very much. My company loved it!!! Perfect blend of cheeses. Will be making this one again!

This is a super cheese ball. It has a definite Greek flavor to it. It's a bit different from your regular cheese balls. The wine adds a great touch.

This appetizer was easy to make and tasted very elegant and delicious. I used slightly more gorgonzola that the recipe called for. I took this to a wine tasting party at my friend's house, and ...