Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball Recipe
If you're looking for the BEST jalapeno cheese ball recipe then you're search is over! Adding a kick of spice along with some secret ingredients (we've now decided to share) sets this cheese ball a part from any other cheese ball created. Serve this at a party or gathering and be prepared for everyone's taste buds to be transformed!
(1) 8 ounce package of cream cheese (room temperature). 1 tbsp Ranch dressing mix (packet) 1.25 cup Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded. Shred your own cheese for a better taste. 2 small Jalapenos, diced. 2 tbsps fresh diced chives 1 tbsp red pepper flakes 1/2 cup pecans, chopped finely. 1/2 cup panko 1 tbsp butter
Beat cream cheese with a mixer until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients (except for pecans and panko). Fold the ingredients into the cream cheese with a spatula. Chill the cheese mixture for 30 minutes. Once the cheese mixture has chilled, form it into a ball (or whatever shape you desire) and wrap it in plastic, placing it back in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours. Next, combine panko, pecans, and butter into a small pan. On medium heat, stir the ingredients until they are lightly toasted and brown, approximately 5 minutes. Cool completely. Roll and cover the ball of cheese in the cooled panko/pecan mixture.
Serving: 1 g Calories: 200 kcal Carbohydrates: 10 g Protein: 5 g Fat: 20 g