Havarti Cheese Ball
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup shredded Havarti cheese
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 tablespoon dry white wine or milk
3/4 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano (1/4 tsp dry)
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
2 medium green onions, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped red bell peppers
crackers for serving
Beat cheeses, wine, oregano and green onion in medium bowl with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl frequently, until fluffy. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm enough to shape.
Shape cheese mixture into a ball; roll in parsley and bell pepper. Serve with crackers. Makes 1 3/4 cups.
Can freeze up to 2 months wrapped tightly in plastic wrap. To serve from freezer, unwrap cheese ball and let stand at room temp to thaw, or thaw loosely wrapped in refrigerator at least 8 hours. Refrigerate tightly covered up to 1 week.
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