*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 CHEESE BALL WITH MARINATED DRIED TOMATOES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3                    (8 oz) pkgs cream cheese
                         -softened
    1                    (7 oz) jar oil-packed dried
                         Tomatoes -- drained
    1                    Clove garli
    2       ts           Dried basil
      1/2   c            Coarsely chopped pine nuts
                         Or almonds -- toasted
 
   Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first
   4 ingredients. Process until smooth. Cover and chill
   at least 3 hours. Shape 1/2 cup mixture into a boil;
   roll in toasted pine nuts or almonds, pressing gently
   to make nuts adhere.  Repeat procedure with remaining
   mixture and nuts. Wrap each ball in plastic wrap.
   Chill. Yield 6 (1/2-cup) gifts. Directions for gift
   card: Store Cheese Ball with Marinated Dried Tomatoes
   in refrigerator up to 5 days.  Serve with unsalted
   crackers.
  
 
 
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