My sweet friend, Terry Hensley, has the most amazing cheese ball recipe. It is right up there in cheese ball hall of fame with the chocolate chip cheese ball. Forgive my phone photography skills–I forgot to take my camera to our Sunday School class ornament exchange party.
If you want a simple, make ahead, to-die-for appetizer for Christmas get-togethers, give this one a try.
Terry received the recipe from Laura Gibbs.
French Quarter Cheese
8 ounces cream cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon onion, grated
4 tablespoons butter
¼ cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon prepared mustard
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
Combine cream cheese, garlic and onion. Shape on serving plate and refrigerate.
Melt butter, then combine sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and pecans in a small saucepan with butter. Blend Well.
Cover chilled cream cheese with nut mixture. Wrap and refrigerate.
Serve with favorite crackers. (I like Wheat Thins.)
Works well to make the day ahead and refrigerate overnight.