Blue and Maple Cheese Ball

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, December 22, 2016

Aired December 22, 2016

Serves 10-12

2 cups sharp white cheddar cheese
1 cup smoked blue cheese crumbles
4 ounces cream cheese
4 tablespoons softened butter
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or grated
1/4 cup minced chives
1 tablespoons maple syrup
1 round tablespoon grainy Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Chopped smoked almonds or walnuts and finely chopped parsley, to roll


Place the cheddar, blue cheese, cream cheese, butter, garlic, chives, maple syrup, Dijon and Worcestershire in a mixing bowl and mix until well-combined.

Place the cheese mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap and from it into a big ball. Refrigerate for an hour to firm up.

Once firm, roll the cheese ball to coat in the chopped nuts and parsley.


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