Halloween Recipes  

Jack O Lantern Cheese Ball

2 C. shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 C. solid pack pumpkin
1/4 C. pineapple preserves
1/4 t. ground allspice
1/4 t. ground nutmeg
1 large Pretzel rod -- broken in half
4 oz. cream cheese
Dark rye bread
Red pepper
Black olive slices
Parsley sprigs

Beat cheeses, pumpkin, preserves and spices in medium bowl until smooth. Cover refrigerate 2-3 hours until cheese is firm enough to shape.

Shape mixture into round pumpkin, place on serving plate. Using a knife, score vertical lines down pumpkin. Place pretzel rod in top for stem. Cut bread into triangles for eyes, cut red pepper into triangle , for nose, and cut olives in half to make the mouth. Surround with parsley.
 

 

 

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