Thursday, December 11, 2014

Sweet Cheese Ball

Do you have a traditional cheese ball during your family holidays?  If so, try making this healthier recipe to save on calories, fat, and sodium! Trust me, your family won't be able to tell the difference!

Nutrition Facts:
Servings: 32
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp
Calories: 80
Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 70 mg

16 oz. package fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 tsp seasoned salt
2 Tbsp finely chopped onions
1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, seasoned salt, and onion.  Stir in the cheddar cheese, dates, cranberries, and pecans, mixing well.
Mold into a ball and refrigerate until serving.

Complete the meal by serving it with whole-wheat crackers or a snowman veggie tray!

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