Sugar Pie South
Posted November 23, 2005 10:13 AM

This recipe makes 3 different flavors of cheese balls from one base mix! A cinch to do adn a lot of variety!

**Three-in-One Cheese Ball**

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, room temperature
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons minced onions
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Coarsely cracked pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
Minced fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Finely chopped pecan
Assorted cracker

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, cheddar cheese, milk, onion and Worcestershire sauce until fluffy. If a smoother spread is desired, process in a food processor until creamy. Divide into thirds (about 1 cup each).

Shape first portion into a ball; roll in cracked pepper.

Add the blue cheese to the second portion; mix well. Shape into a ball; roll in parsley.

Add garlic powder to the remaining portion; mix well. Shape into a ball; roll in nuts.

Cover and refrigerate. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving time. Serve with crackers.