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Cheese Ball Times Three (dairy and fish)

Eileen Goltz | Dairy

Ingredients

1 package (8-ounces) cream cheese, softened
4 cups (16-ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, room temperature
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Coarsely cracked black pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
Minced fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Finely chopped pecans
Assorted crackers


Instructions

In a bowl of an electric mixer combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, milk, onion and Worcestershire sauce and beat until fluffy. 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 to the remaining portion; mix well. Shape into a ball; roll in nuts. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from refrigerator and let stand 15 minutes before serving.

If you want to make this into a dip add 3 or 4 more tablespoons of milk and beat until creamy and a dip consistency. Pour it into a bowl and decorate the top with the pepper, blue cheese and pecans