Virginia Ham and Cheese Balls

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
10 to 12 servings as appetizer
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 8 ounces ground or finely chopped country ham
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • 3 pinches dry mustard powder
  • 8 ounces unsalted Virginia peanuts, finely chopped
  • 1 maraschino cherry half
  • Assorted crackers, for serving
Directions

In a large bowl, combine ground ham, cream cheese, hot sauce and mustard until well blended. Roll into a ball and then roll in chopped peanuts. Garnish with cherry on top of ball. Serve on cheeseboard with crackers.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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