How to Make a Pumpkin-Shaped Cheeseball

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How to Make a Pumpkin-Shaped Cheeseball

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Things To Grab

  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 5 oz. shredded cheddar cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp, green olives, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 bell pepper
  • Everything bagel seasoning for rolling, if desired
  • Extra shredded cheddar cheese for rolling, if desired

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    Tis the season for pumpkin-shaped everything. Even cheeseballs! Every fall gathering or Thanksgiving dinner needs a festive appetizer, and this pumpkin-shaped cheeseball fits the bill.

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    1. First up! Get the full recipe here. Mix cheeseball ingredients according to recipe directions.

    2. Shape into a ball; wrap in plastic wrap. 

    3. To create pumpkin ridges, wrap 4 pieces of twine or rubber bands around the cheeseball. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.

    4. Once firm, remove twine or rubber bands and plastic wrap. Roll in extra shredded cheese or everything bagel seasoning, if desired.

    5. Remove stem from bell pepper and press into top of cheeseball as the pumpkin stem.