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Holiday Cheese Ball Recipe

Quick & Easy Cranberry Orange Cheese Ball

Packed with delicious seasonal flavor, this appetizer is perfect for the holidays!

  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup craisins

  • 2 teaspoons orange zest

  • 1 Tablespoon orange juice

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 cup chopped candied pecans

  • ½ cup craisins

  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest


  1. Stir softened cream cheese until smooth.

  2. Stir in craisins, orange zest, orange juice and powdered sugar until well combined.

  3. Set bowl in fridge and allow to firm up for about 10 minutes or just long enough to be able to form a ball.

  4. Roll into a cream cheese mixture into a ball and place on a plate or tray and place in freezer to soft set for 10 minutes.

  5. While cheese ball is soft setting, combine coating ingredients onto a large tray or plate. Roll cheese ball into the topping ingredients to coat on the outside completely.

  6. Cover with saran wrap and store in fridge until ready to serve.

  7. Serve with crackers.


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