Superbowl 2017 will be held in my hometown – Houston, Texas. Even though the Texans lost in the playoffs and WON’T be going to the Superbowl, we always enjoy the game with friends. And what’s a Superbowl Party without a special Superbowl Snack? That’s where my Cajun Cheeseball comes in.Cajun Cheeseball. The perfect make-ahead snack for your Superbowl party! Click To Tweet
The recipe for my Cajun Cheeseball came from a friend many years ago. It’s a little spicy and tastes great with Ritz crackers and a cold Lone Star beer. When I serve it, it is usually DEVOURED in a short amount of time!
The best part is that it can be made ahead and frozen. No standing over the stove or preparing food once your guests arrive! Give it a try!
Cajun Cheeseball | The Ultimate Superbowl Snack
Ingredients for Cajun Cheeseball:
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 8 oz. pkg. finely shredded mild cheddar cheese
3 TBS. finely chopped onion
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
2 TBS. finely chopped fresh parsley
Blend cream cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, red pepper and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Mix well. Shape into a ball or log*.
Mix pecans and parsley. Roll cheeseball in pecan mixture until completely covered.
Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled. Serve with crackers.
*To make ahead and freeze, wrap in plastic wrap at this point and put in the freezer. Thaw for several hours before serving. After it is thawed, roll in pecan/parsley mixture and serve.
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