Cheese Ball Recipe
- 2 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened but still slightly firm
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 8 oz. shredded medium cheddar cheese
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- Pepper, to taste
- 1 cup Fisher Pecans, chopped small
Add cream cheese, sour, garlic powder and onion powder and pepper to a medium mixing bowl. Mix with an electric hand mixer until smooth.
Mix in cheese (with electric mixer). Cover bowl and chill 1 hour to help firm it up.
Shape into a ball using a spatula then with greased hands.
Place pecans in a medium bowl. Roll cheese ball through pecans to cover entirely.
Serve with crackers, using a butter knife for spreading. Store in refrigerator.
- It's best to let it rest at room temperature to help it soften up for about 20 minutes. Don't sit at room temperature longer than 2 hours.