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Turkey Cheese Ball
Turkey Cheese Ball

Turkey Cheese Ball

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Cook Minutes 1 Hr 5 Min
Prep : 20 Min Cook: 45 Min
Start the Thanksgiving festivities with a cute Turkey Cheese Ball! This Turkey Cheese Ball with peppers and nuts is shaped like everyone's favourite dinner fowl.
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24 Servings
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1 cup pecan halves, divided
2 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
2 cups Cracker Barrel Finely Shredded 3 Cheese Mexicana Cheese
1/4 cup Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits
2 green onions, chopped
1 Tbsp. Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
1 each orange, red and yellow pepper, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips, divided
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Step 1
Chop enough nuts to measure 1/2 cup; place in large bowl. Add cream cheese, shredded cheese, bacon bits, onions and Worcestershire sauce; beat with mixer until blended.
Step 2
Refrigerate 45 min. or until firm.
Step 3
Reserve 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture. Shape remaining cream cheese mixture into oblong-shaped ball for the turkey's body.
Step 4
Cut small piece off 1 yellow pepper strip; reserve along with 2 red pepper strips for the turkey's beak and waddle. Starting at back end of cheese ball, insert ends of half the remaining pepper strips into cheese ball for the turkey's tail feathers as shown in photo. Fan remaining pepper strips around back bottom edge of cheese ball for second row of feathers, inserting ends of peppers into cheese ball to secure.
Step 5
Insert remaining nuts into top of cheese ball as shown in photo. Insert reserved red pepper strips into front of cheese ball for the turkey's waddle, then use reserved cream cheese mixture to attach reserved yellow pepper piece to top of 1 pepper strip for the turkey's beak.
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Serve with a variety of crisp crackers and fresh vegetable dippers.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 12 g
Saturated fat 6 g
30 %
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 180 mg
8 %
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A
10 %
Vitamin C
35 %
0 %
0 %
24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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