This is a fun and simple recipe that is perfect for fall parties or potlucks. With a hint of spiciness, this creamy appetizer is sure to be a hit with all your guests.
Pumpkin Cheese Ball
Make ahead: Chill for 4 hours.
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese
1 carton (8 oz.) chive and onion cream cheese spread
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (or to taste)
1 celery rib or broccoli stalk
1. In a small bowl mix both cream cheeses. Stir in cheddar cheese, paprika and cayenne.
2. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
3. Make vertical lines with a knife to resemble a pumpkin; insert a celery rib or broccoli stalk.
Recipe from Taste of Home October/November 2007 issue.