Funny-Face Cheese Ball the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.
Funny Face Cheese Ball
Prep Time 15 minutes
Makes 24 servings (2 tablespoons cheese mixture plus 4 crackers)
|2||packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened|
|2||cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend|
|1-1/4||cups shredded carrots, divided|
|2||tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk|
|2||teaspoons chili powder|
|1/4||teaspoon ground cumin|
|1/4||teaspoon garlic powder|
|2||slices pimiento-stuffed olive|
|red or yellow bell pepper pieces|
|96||reduced-fat shredded wheat crackers or celery sticks|
- Beat cream cheese, cheese blend, 1 cup shredded carrots, milk, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended.
- Shape mixture into ball. Arrange remaining 1/4 cup shredded carrot on top of ball for hair. Use olive for eyes, peperonicini pepper for nose and bell pepper for ears and mouth.
- Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with crackers or celery sticks.
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