It's the holidays! Everyone needs a cheese ball at the ready. This can be made long before serving. Freezes beautifully. Make an extra one now to have for New Year's, or Elvis's Birthday, I don't care. It is so much cheaper to make your own cheese balls, not to mention they are ten times better.
about 2 pounds
1/2 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/4 pound Roquefort or blue cheese
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons grated onion
Cayenne pepper to taste
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 cup finely minced parsley
1 cup chopped pecans
Thoroughly mix all ingredients except parsley and pecans. Combine parsley and pecans and blend half of them into cheese mixture. Spread remaining parsley mixture on sheet of waxed paper. Form cheese into a ball and roll it in parsley mixture until well coated. Chill before serving. Freezes beautifully.