Saturday, December 13, 2014

Italian Cheese Ball

It's a football weekend here in the valley.  Congratulations Bison on your win today.  What better snack to watch football or any other sporting event with than a cheese ball?  Today's was a combination of 3 Italian cheeses.









Italian Cheese Ball

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1/4 cup Asiago cheese, grated
2 cups mozzarella, shredded
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp oregano

1 tbsp parsley
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
1/3 cup cashews, chopped

Mix together softened cream cheese, Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Add in the garlic and spices. Shape into a ball shape in bowl and cover
with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours. Remove and roll in chopped
cashews.


Return to refrigerator. Remove 15 minutes before
serving.  Serve with crackers or vegetables.