One ingredient makes this the best spicy cheese ball

It's day 5 of the 12 Days Of Christmas 2018 event and the theme is Holiday Party Food Ideas. I'm sharing a recipe that is so popular in my house that if I don't serve it during the holidays, or any gathering for that matter, I hear about. One ingredient makes this the best spicy cheese ball EVER and how fun to shape it into a Christmas ornament for the holidays.
Best Ever Spicy Ornament Cheese Ball For The Holidays


Best Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball



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It's Day 5 and we are sharing Holiday Party Food Ideas!

If you missed my previous 12 Days Of Christmas Posts you can catch them here:
Day Two: DIY Holiday Hostess Gift Basket
Day Three: Christmas Countdown Santa Cottage
Day Four: Easy Snowflake Craft To Make With Grandchildren

So what is the secret ingredient that I claim makes this spicy cheese ball the best? Sharp cold packed cheddar cheese. I've tried it with other types of cheddar and it is not the same. I've yet to taste a cheese ball as good as this recipe. It's got just the right amount of spice without the heat!

Family Favorite Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball


Best Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball
Steps to Making A Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball

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Ingredients to make the spicy cheese ball

Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball Ingredients

Step 1 - Dice the cheese

Spicy Christmas Cheese Ball diced cheese for food processor

Step 2 - Combine the ingredients in a food processor

I used a small Kitchen Aide Artisan Food Chopper on the puree setting and it works fine.
Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball Pureed Ingredients

Step 3 - Form into a ball 

Form into a flat ball. 
Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball Formed Into Ball

Step 4 - Roll cheese ball in spices on waxed paper

Garnish with sprigs of fresh rosemary and cranberries and serve with heavy crackers.

Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball Served With Heavy Crackers

I have no doubt that if you serve this spicy cheese ball, your guests will be asking for the recipe.

Spicy Christmas Ornament Cheese Ball Favorite

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