Cheese Balls are great for parties OR an appetizer before dinner when entertaining.
Several kinds of cheese, Worcestershire sauce, spices and pecans give this cheese ball a lot of delicious goodness!
10 oz. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
8 oz. jar jalapeno pepper Cheez Whiz (or regular if you prefer)
8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
1 Tbs. mayonnaise
1/2 c. onion (finely minced)
1 Bell pepper (finely chopped)
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. chopped chives (optional)
1 c. pecans (finely chopped)
Combine all ingredients, except pecans and beat with mixer on medium speed (or use food processor).
Beat until smooth. Chill 2 hours.
Shape into a ball and roll in pecans. Serve with crackers.