Turkey Cheese Ball

November 17th 2020

Your kids will love to help make and decorate this Turkey Cheese Ball recipe - and you'll love eating it! Whitney shows us how to make this savory and delicious recipe that will make the perfect centerpiece at any Thanksgiving gathering.

Serve your cheese ball with crackers or veggies. Make sure you have enough on hand because they're sure to get gobbled up quick!

Get the full Turkey Cheese Ball recipe below:

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened, 1 teaspoon reserved
  • ¾ cup sharp Cheddar cheese spread
  • 1½ teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (2.5-ounce) package bacon pieces
  • 2 candy eyes
  • 1 piece candy corn
  • 1 (2½-inch) piece beef jerky
  • ½ cup pecan halves and pieces
  • 18 pretzel sticks
  • 1 (13.7-ounce) box snack crackers

Directions:

  1. In medium bowl, stir cream cheese, cheese spread, onion, and Worcestershire sauce; fold in bacon pieces. Cover and freeze 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer cheese mixture to center of serving platter; with rubber spatula, smooth into a ball.
  3. Use reserved cream cheese to attach candy eyes and candy corn “nose” to beef jerky; stick into 1 end of the cheese ball for the turkey “head”. Press pecan pieces onto outside of cheese ball; stick pretzel sticks into cheese ball in end opposite to the turkey head for “turkey feathers”.
  4. Serve Turkey Cheese Ball with crackers.

Turkey Cheese Ball

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