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Dilly Crunch Cheese Ball

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Summertime Eating: Picnic recipes that pack a crunch! (NC) - Hosting a picnic is a wonderful way to entertain and offers many advantages to the hosts.
Dilly Crunch Cheese Ball
With a little creativity, almost any meal or celebration can be turned into a picnic. Regardless of the occasion, a picnic always makes the day more fun and memorable - and you don't have to spend time cleaning the house for your guests!

An easy make-ahead appetizer to take to a picnic or backyard party - your own included!


  • 1 pkg (8oz/250g) cream cheese, softened 1
  • 1 1/2 cups grated old 375 mL cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped Bick's 125 mL Dill Pickles
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped 50 mL green onion
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise 25 mL
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 5 mL
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts 125 mL
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley 25 mL


Combine first 5 ingredients, beating until smooth. Cover and chill until firm, or overnight.

Shape into a ball and roll in a mixture of nuts and parsley. SERVE with assorted crackers.

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