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Port Wine Cheese Ball

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit


  • 2 cups shredded yellow, sharp, Wisconsin cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated or pasted
  • 2 teaspoons granulated onion
  • 1/4 cup ruby port wine
  • Toasted chopped walnuts and finely chopped parsley, to roll


Place the cheddar, cream cheese, butter, garlic, granulated onion and port wine in a mixing bowl and mix until well-combined.

Place the cheese mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap and from it into a big ball. Refrigerate for an hour to firm up.

Once firm, roll the cheese ball to coat in the chopped nuts and parsley.

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