Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball

Easy Cheese Ball Recipe; Garlic and onion makes a tasty and easy cheese ball recipe.

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball from Jen's Favorite CookiesI have a couple friends that I have known since the dawn of time.  Friends who knew me when, and who forgave me anyway.

These awesome friends make sure we keep in touch with regular face-to-face visits, even though we are each about 45 minutes away from one another.  I can’t tell you how awesome it is to have friends like that.

We meet together about once a month, and we scrapbook or do a craft, or just talk and eat.

We always eat.  My friends make some fantastic grub, y’all.

I all out stole this cheese ball recipe from my awesome friend April.  Honestly, as much as I love cheese, I’ve had a hard time finding a cheese ball that really gets the job done.  This one is my hands-down favorite.  She always makes it for us on New Years Eve, and I always look forward to devouring it.

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball from Jen's Favorite Cookies

Our New Years Eve party is one of the few things the three of us bring our husbands to.  Our guys get to listen to us reminisce, and make fun of each other, and give one another parenting advice that will probably never be used.  Lucky guys, right?

They also get to play board games and drink diet soda to their hearts content, and of course eat plenty of snacks.

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball from Jen's Favorite CookiesGarlic and Onion Cheese Ball from Jen's Favorite Cookies

If you’re wondering what I’ll be contributing to the celebration this year, I’ll leave some links below for you to check out.

In the meantime, I hope April’s cheese ball adds to your own fun!  Remind me sometime to share her spinach cheese dip with you.

More New Years Eve recipe ideas!

peanut butter pretzelPeanut Butter
Pretzel Bites
caramelized onion dip and potato chipsCaramelized
Onion Dip
Sweet-popcorn-glaze-2Sweet
Popcorn Glaze

 *Recipe by my dear friend April Hanks, who generously shared it with me more times than she probably cares to count.

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball
 
A classic cheeseball appetizer, to be served with crackers.
Author:
Recipe type: Snacks
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup finely diced onion
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. lemon juice
  • dash garlic salt
  • dash crushed red pepper
  • sliced almonds
Instructions
  1. Combine cream cheese with cheese, onion, worchestershire, lemon juice, garlic, and red pepper.
  2. Form mixture into a ball, and press sliced almonds onto the outside.
  3. Chill before serving.

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