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Basil Cheese Ball
8oz. Monterey Jack cheese, finely shredded (about 2 cups)
1 8oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 Tbls. milk
2 tsp. dried basil leaves
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped pecans or pine nuts
Wheat or unsalted crackers

 

In a small mixer bowl at medium speed, beat cheeses, milk, basil, salt, and garlic powder until well blended.

With moistened hands, shape cheese mixture into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 1 hour. (If making ahead, remove from refrigerator about 1/2 hour before serving.)

Just before serving, unwrap cheese ball. Stir together parsley and nuts in a shallow dish. Roll cheese ball in mixture; Place on a serving plate. Serve with a knife and crackers.

Preparation Time: Serves: Makes 1 Ball
Recipe Origin: United States
Submitted by:
Susie9
Texas
United States
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