Cheesy Cheese Ball

                                                                                                                Serves 8 – 10

Cheesy Cheese Ball

                1 – 8 ounce block cream cheese                          10 ounce finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese

3 tablespoon Zesty Southwest Dip mix                  1/8 teaspoon each of salt and pepper

1 cup crushed pecans

Combine all ingredients except pecans. Refrigerate for one hour until firm enough to form into a ball. Roll cheese ball into pecans until completely covered. Serve with Buttery Crackers or Baguettes

Notes: Try topping a cracker and sliced Summer Sausage with the cheese ball mixture.

              Makes a creamy and flavorful alternative to sliced cheese.

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