Pumpkin Cheeseball

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The fall season is upon us and football season has begun! Try this delicious pumpkin cheese ball at your next get together.

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages 1/3 less fat (Neufchatel) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1-1/4 cup canned 100% pure pumpkin
  • 1- 8 ounce can crushed pineapple (well-drained)
  • 2 ounces lower sodium ham lunchmeat, chopped (check to make sure gluten free for GF version)
  • ¼ cup green onion, chopped
  • 4 ounces honey roasted almonds, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Using a hand mixer, start to blend cream cheese and pumpkin in a medium bowl on low speed. Change speed to high and mix until well blended.
  2. Stir in rest of ingredients, shape into large ball and coat with almonds.
  3. Chill until firm. Serve with whole grain crackers (use gluten free for GF version).

Nutrition Information
Per ¼ cup serving (not including crackers)
Calories: 133
Total Fat: 9 g
    Saturated Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 140 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 8 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 4 g