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This is the Perfect Fall Cheese Ball

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Who doesn't love a little cheese and crackers? A cheese ball is even better! This Perfect Fall Cheese Ball is a little of all of that - perfect, cheesy, and delicious with crackers.

This is a fun spin on a fancy cheese ball, perfect for the laid-back nature of fall. With a Doritos crust and a topper from a green or red pepper, this ball is perfectly autumn-themed and taking on the look of a pumpkin. It won't be looking pretty for long, for this cheese ball is so yummy, you won't be able to stop taking bites!

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Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups nacho cheese chips, crumbled
  • Top of 1 bell pepper for stem garnish

Directions:

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With a mixer, combine cream cheese, cheddar, onion, salsa and cumin. Mix until creamy.

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Scoop mixture onto plastic wrap and use wrap to form a ball and chill for at least 2 hours. Optionally, wrap ball in a few rubber bands to form the ridges of a pumpkin.

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When ready to serve, roll ball into the crushed nacho chips and place bell pepper stem on top. Serve with chips, vegetables or pretzels!