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Easter Bunny Cheese Ball

Easter Bunny Cheese Ball
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Active Time
1 Hour
Servings
18-22

Ingredients

Ingredients List

Bunny Face:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Cream Cheese or Feta can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Beat the cream cheese, 2 cups feta and butter in a large bowl until blended. Beat in the dill, parsley, onion and garlic powder. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Shape half of the feta mixture (about 2 1/2 cups) into a large ball for bunny body. Place on a serving platter. Shape a quarter of mixture (about 1 cup) into a small ball. Place next to body for bunny head.
  3. Cut carrot into two sticks, each about 1/2-inch thick x 3-inches long. Divide the remaining feta mixture into three portions. Shape two portions around carrot sticks for ears. Press carrot sticks into bunny head, adding support for the ears. Shape the remaining portion into a ball for tail; place on bunny.

Bunny Face:

  1. Press ham on bunny ears. Cut carrot into a small triangle; place for nose. Arrange peppercorns for eyes and dill sprigs for whiskers. Gently pat the remaining feta over body and around face. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Serve with vegetables.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Odyssey® Feta is a tangy, salty and fresh cheese. It’s available in several varieties, including traditional, Mediterranean herb, tomato and basil, peppercorn, sweet heat pepper, reduced fat and fat free. Sprinkle it on dishes—there’s a feta for everyone!

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