Thursday, June 30, 2011

Something for entertaining this holiday weekend ~

This got rave reviews at work this week ~

Chili Cheese Ball

1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
2 cups marble jack cheese, shredded
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp ancho chile pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
2 tsp green chili peppers, chopped
1/2 cup peanuts or pecans, finely chopped
2 dashes hot sauce

Mix together softened cream cheese and marble jack cheese.  Add in all of the spices, peppers and hot sauce.  Shape into a ball shape in bowl and cover with plastic wrap and refrigeratel for 2 hours.  Remove and roll in chopped peanuts or pecans.

Return to refrigerator.  Remove 15 minutes before serving.

Have a safe holiday weekend!