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Chili Cheese Ball Spread

“Easy to make and easy to spread, this spicy cheese ball was my favorite appetizer that Mom made while I was growing up. Now, I enjoy serving it at my own parties and at potlucks.” Jerrie Denson - Hobbs, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    1 cheese ball (3 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), shredded
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Chili powder
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cheeses, pecans and garlic salt. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Shape into a ball. Coat completely with chili powder. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 96 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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