Cheese Ball with Layers of
Sundried Tomatoes and Pesto
Party Recipes anyone? This is Not just your ordinary stand-by, no-siree... A Taste-Bud Waker-Upper in Appetizer Recipes.. Spread on Fresh French Bread, You just may want to put out extras... Did anyone say Delicious!
With Sundried Tomatoes this delectable Cheese Ball is one of the Appetizer Recipes that you won't want to miss out on in Party Recipes, this extra special favorite is a definite winner in Party Food. Slice up that Fresh French Bread and dig into this winner!
This excellent pick is incredibly delicious! I like to make this delicious party food in layers and personally I think this is what makes it so popular. With layers of homemade pesto with fresh garlic in between layers of Sundried Tomatoes and Cream Cheese, it's one of the favorites at our house in party recipes, I can say that there isn't one bit left when I put this fantastic Cheese Ball out!
This Cheese Ball is an absolute favorite to bring along to to any get togethe. It's really easy to make. Your friends and family will love digging into this party food. With The Sundried Tomatoes, this Cheese Ball is excellent for any fun gathering or even just a weekend of fun and laughs with a few friends. Slice up fresh French Bread along with a couple of other great favorites in Appetizer Recipes added to the table and I bet you'll have everyone singing for more!
When we're having a barbeque party, I like to choose a pick from the BBQ Recipes to serve after enjoying this delicious starter, along side a couple of other great picks with a favorite Drink choice, your Outdoor Grilling get-together will be a hit!
Pesto Recipe Spread
8 cloves fresh garlic, chopped fine
1/2 cup dried sweet basil
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup extra virgin Italian olive oil
In small bowl, mix together fresh garlic, sweet basil, Parmesan Cheese and extra virgin Italian Olive Oil. Mixture should be a mayonnaise consistency. Add more parmesan cheese and sweet basil if necessary.
Place in refrigerator until ready to use.
Cream Cheese Spread
1 package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup Sundried Tomatoes packed in oil
In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix together Philadelphia Cream Cheese and butter on low speed to start with hand mixer, turn to medium then high and blend until well combined.
Squeeze and pat dry sundried tomatoes and chop and add to small mixing bowl, add green onions, using large spoon, blend all ingredients together until well combined.
Line another small bowl with plastic wrap, in bottom of your lined bowl spread 1/3 of the cream cheese mixture and smooth, add on top of the cream cheese, 1/2 of the pesto spread and smooth, add another 1/3 of the cream cheese spread and smooth out, on top of second layer of cream cream, spread remaining pesto and smooth out, for your last layer spread the remaining cream cheese spread and smooth.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator to set for at least 4 hours.
When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator, take plastic wrap of top and with the edges of the plastic wrap that you lined the bowl with, pull out the cheese ball.
Invert onto serving plate, garnish with sundried tomatoes. Serve with your favorite crackers or fresh french bread or baguette sliced into serving size pieces.
This is one fantastic cheese ball, when I serve this there isn't one bit left! Enjoy!
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