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Cranberry Cheese Ball

Author: Toni Anderson


  • 16 ounces shredded cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 8 ounces can whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • Garnishes: the green tops from green onions and an orange.


  • Beat first 6 ingredients together on medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Line a square shaped dish with plastic wrap. Press cheese mixture into dish. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 12 hours or up to 2 days.
  • Remove cheese ball from plastic wrap and dish.
  • Stir the cranberry sauce then pour over the top.
  • To garnish: Take the green tops of the onions and place in boiling water for 1 minute, or until soft. Press into sides of box to resemble ribbon. Tie some into a bow. Peel the orange with a peeler cut out shapes in the peel. Decorate top of box with orange peel and green bow.