Smoky Cheese Ball

This nut-coated cheese spread is easy to serve. Just set it on a tray with crackers and let the guests help themselves.

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Servings: 56
Serving size: 1  Tablespoon
Yield: 3-1/2 cups
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Appetizers
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    cream cheese
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    2   cups 
    shredded smoked cheese (cheddar, Swiss, or Gouda)
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    1/2  cup 
    margarine or butter
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    2   tablespoons 
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    2   teaspoons 
    steak sauce
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    finely chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted
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    Assorted crackers

Combine cheeses and margarine or butter in a medium mixing bowl; bring to room temperature. Add milk and steak sauce; beat until fluffy. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
Shape mixture into a ball. Roll in nuts. To travel to a picnic or pot-luck, cover and transport in an insulated cooler with ice packs. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 74, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 1, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 72, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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