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Mouse Cheese Party Ball

Mouse Cheese Party Ball

Course Appetizer


  • 1 8-oz pkg reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 8-oz jar processed cheese
  • 4 oz any grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups finely chopped Georgia pecans
  • 2 round crackers (for ears)
  • 6 thin pretzel sticks (for whiskers — 3 on each side)
  • 2 slices of olives (for eyes)
  • 1 scallion, trimmed and washed, or 1 long strip of onion (for tail)


  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Gently rub scallion under cold running water. If using onion, scrub it with a clean vegetable brush under running water.
  • Combine cream cheese, processed cheese, grated cheese and Worcestershire sauce and form into a ball.
  • Roll the ball in crushed walnuts.

Decorate the mousie cheese ball:

  • Use 2 round crackers for the ears
  • Use stick pretzels for the whiskers (3 on each side)
  • Use 2 slices of olives for the eyes
  • Use a long strip of scallion or onion for the tail
  • Chill then serve with crackers. Enjoy!


This recipe was developed using the Safe Recipe Style Guide at SafeRecipeGuide.org.