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Sunflower Cheese Ball

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Having lived in the Sunflower State all my life, I've loved using sunflower kernels in a variety of recipes. Here, those crunchy kernels coat a creamy cheese spread. --Karen Ann Bland, Gove, Kansas"
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Ingredients

10 m servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream and mustard until smooth. Add garlic powder. Stir in the cheese, olives and parsley. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Shape into a ball; roll in sunflower kernels. Store in the refrigerator. Serve with crackers.

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Most helpful positive review

We make this all the time! It is so easy and delicious. It goes great with pretzel chips.

Most helpful critical review

I think with some changes this could be very good, but as is I was disappointed. All I could taste was olive, so it was like eating a big mushy olive (and I love olives). If I were going to ma...

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We make this all the time! It is so easy and delicious. It goes great with pretzel chips.

I think with some changes this could be very good, but as is I was disappointed. All I could taste was olive, so it was like eating a big mushy olive (and I love olives). If I were going to ma...

I've had this recipe for YEARS and I found it on the side of a package of toasted sunflower seeds. They called it a Sun Ball. I've been making it for every holiday, ever since. LOVE IT!

I really enjoyed this cheese ball, it is so different from any cheeseball I have ever tried. If you're not big on sunflower kernals, just use chopped pecans or walnuts! Thanks for a great new ...

This was really tasty. I might have used a little more Dijon and garlic powder...I made it the first time and didn't have the sunflower kernels. I bought some at the store and rolled the lefto...

I made this for Thanksgiving, I added crushed peanuts to the sunflowers and everyone raved. I've made it several times since and it's a crowd pleaser. Definitely a hit!!!!

I really liked it. I added 2 tablespoons of the Dijon b/c i couldn't taste it at all. I went with fresh garlic because I like anything with garlic in it!! I took out the olives cause I hate the...