Caraway Cheese Ball

Caraway Cheese Ball The caraway seeds add a nutty, rustic flavor that complements the sharp tang of the cheddar. My mother always made this for family Christmas parties, and it remains my all-time favorite recipe for cheese balls.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 4 hrs

    TOTAL : 4 hrs 10 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 12 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Beat the cream cheese in a large bowl until fluffy and soft. Stir in the mustard, sherry, and 1 teaspoon of caraway seeds, mixing thoroughly. Beat in the Cheddar cheese and vegetable oil. Shape mixture into a ball and roll in the remaining 3 tablespoons of caraway seeds. Wrap coated ball in plastic and refrigerate until firm, at least 4 hours.

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Per Serving: 233 calories; protein 10.8g; carbohydrates 2.7g; fat 20g; cholesterol 55.1mg; sodium 354.2mg.