Looking for a new spin on your festive holiday cheese ball? Look no further than this delightful dried plum and pecan cheese ball. This perfect crowd-pleaser can be prepared in under 20 minutes and requires no fuss. Simply pair it with a box of crackers, and your appetizer is ready to go!
I think cheese balls are one of my all-time favorite holiday appetizers. They are so simple to make and so customizable. Odds are, you probably have everything you need on hand. Because cheese balls are so customizable, I decided to make this cheese ball using dried plums aka prunes.
Plums pair well with goat cheese, honey, and ginger if you want to make a dessert cheese ball.
Did you know that prunes support digestive health. They do this by allowing more water to enter the body – which increases moisture and ultimately helps regulate digestion.
The base of is an 8 oz block of cream cheese. Simply add in shredded cheddar, green onions, chopped dried plums, chopped pecans and some garlic powder.
Mix all these ingredients in a large bowl and shape them into a ball with your hands. Then, roll the mixture in a blend of chopped pecans, dried plums, and green onions. Serve it with crackers.
Cheese balls can be a beautiful centerpiece. You can form into a pumpkin, snowman, or any shape you desire.
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