Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball Fall Appetizer

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Be the hit of the party with this Everything Bagel Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball! This festive and easy-to-make appetizer is made with a 3 simple ingredients and is perfect for any fall gathering. For more recipe ideas see my Cook page!

Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball Fall Appetizer

A great party always has amazing food to snack on, and this cheeseball recipe with cream cheese I promise will be a hit! It’s so easy to make, and only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.

But what makes this recipe so irresistible is the Everything Bagel seasoning! You can find this popular seasoning in on stores like Trader Joe’s or your local supermarket. It has a ton of seasoning flavors in it. It’s going to make your pumpkin shaped cheeseball pop!

Let me show how to make your own show stopping pumpkin for your next gathering! It’s super easy!

Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball

This pumpkin shaped cheeseball is the perfect fall appetizer! Made with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and a few simple spices, it is sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering. Serve it with crackers or bread for a delicious and easy snack that everyone will love.

INGREDIENTS  

  • 1 8oz cream cheese block at room temperature
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Everything Bagel seasoning
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • crackers of your choice
cheese ball ingredients

INSTRUCTIONS 

how to make a cheeseball
  • Add cream cheese and shredded cheddar to a large mixing bowl.
  • Use a mixer to blend the two cheeses together until well blended.
  • Use a spatula to crape the sides of the bowl push the cheese mixture together.
  • Transfer cheese mixture to the center of a large sheet of clear plastic wrap.
  • Fold the plastic wrap around the mixture to create a round pumpkin shape.
  • Refrigerate the wrapped mixture for 2 hours or until it has hardened.
everything bagel seasoning pumpkin cheeseball
  • Place the Everything Bagel seasoning into a bowl.
  • Unwrap the cheeseball and add it the bowl with the seasoning. Roll the ball in the bagel seasoning until it is well covered.
  • Using the back of a butterknife, score the cheese ball to give it the lines of a pumpkin.
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  • Push the cinnamon stick into the top of the pumpkin for a stem.
  • Add the pumpkin cheese ball to a plate and surround it with your favorite crackers and enjoy!

AMAZON PUMPKIN FAVS

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MAKE AHEAD: Place the cheese ball in an airtight container.
FREEZER: You can freeze cream cheese but I can not say whether or not it will be ok after thawing. Freeze at your own risk. Place the cheeseball in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 2 months. Defrost in refrigerator.

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Fall cheeseball shaped like a pumpkin

Everything Bagel Pumpkin Cheeseball

Kim Purvis
Everything Bagle fall cheeseball for entertaining. Simple recipe to make and take to parties.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cool Time: 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course APPETIZERS
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 155 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 8oz cream cheese block at room temperature
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Everything Bagel seasoning
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • crackers of your choice

Instructions
 

  • Add cream cheese and shredded cheddar to a large mixing bowl.
  • Use a mixer to blend the two cheeses together until well corporated.
  • Use a spatula to crape the sides of the bowl push the cheese mixture together.
  • Transfer cheese mixture to the center of a large sheet of clear plastic wrap.
  • Fold the plastic wrap around the mixture to create a round pumpkin shape.
  • Refrigerate the wrapped mixture for 2 hours or until it has hardened.
  • Place the Everything Bagel seasoning into a bowl.
  • Unwrap the cheeseball and add it the bowl with the seasoning. Roll the ball in the bagel seasoning until it is well covered.
  • Using the back of a butterknife, score the cheese ball to give it the lines of a pumpkin.
  •   Push the cinnamon stick into the top of the pumpkin for a stem.
  • Add the pumpkin cheese ball to a plate and surround it with your favorite crackers and enjoy!

Notes

TIP: Store bought Shredded cheese may not incorporate as well as cheese shredded from a block. For best results shred the cheese manually.
To make a bigger pumpkin just double the recipe! 
Crackers not included in Nutrition info.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tbspCalories: 155kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 9gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 1849mgPotassium: 32mgSugar: 0.1gCalcium: 273mgIron: 0.1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by a nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. Values may vary depending on the brand of foods used.

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This Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball is the perfect dish to bring to any fall party. It is easy to make, only requires a few ingredients, and is sure to be a hit with everyone who tries it. I am thinking up some new flavors for this simple dish too! Maybe a dessert cheeseball!

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