Make a cheddar-brandy almond-covered cheese ball (1982)

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Cheddar-brandy almond-covered cheese ball

Cheddar-brandy almond-covered cheese ball

Cheddar-brandy almond-covered cheese ball

Yield: 1 cheese ball
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 2 cups (8oz) shredded natural cheddar
  • 1 cup pitted dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds


  1. In a 1-1/2 quart mixer bowl, combine all the ingredients except the almonds.
  2. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well-blended. 
  3. Shape mixture into a large ball. Roll in toasted almonds.
  4. Cover, refrigerate. 
  5. Remove cheese ball from the refrigerator half an hour before serving.
  6. Serve with assorted crackers.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 50 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 36Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 22mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

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