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Turkey Cheese Ball

01:05:00 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
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24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each

Start the Thanksgiving festivities with a cute Turkey Cheese Ball! This Turkey Cheese Ball with peppers and nuts is shaped like everyone's favourite dinner fowl.

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  • Chop enough nuts to measure 1/2 cup; place in large bowl. Add cream cheese, shredded cheese, bacon bits, onions and Worcestershire sauce; beat with mixer until blended.
  • Refrigerate 45 min. or until firm.
  • Reserve 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture. Shape remaining cream cheese mixture into oblong-shaped ball for the turkey's body.
  • Cut small piece off 1 yellow pepper strip; reserve along with 2 red pepper strips for the turkey's beak and waddle. Starting at back end of cheese ball, insert ends of half the remaining pepper strips into cheese ball for the turkey's tail feathers as shown in photo. Fan remaining pepper strips around back bottom edge of cheese ball for second row of feathers, inserting ends of peppers into cheese ball to secure.
  • Insert remaining nuts into top of cheese ball as shown in photo. Insert reserved red pepper strips into front of cheese ball for the turkey's waddle, then use reserved cream cheese mixture to attach reserved yellow pepper piece to top of 1 pepper strip for the turkey's beak.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a variety of crisp crackers and fresh vegetable dippers.


  • 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
Calories 130
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 3g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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