Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball

Everyone enjoys this Halloween Appetizer in the shape of a pumpkin. Take your snacks from boring to frightfully fun in minutes!
Dish type
Ready in
20 minutes plus chilling.


  • 1 package 8oz Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 package 8oz Spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 2 cups Shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Celery rib or broccoli stalk
  • Sliced apples and assorted crackers


Prep Time
Ready in
20 minutes plus chilling.
  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheeses until smooth. Stir in the cheddar cheese, paprika and cayenne.
  2. Shape into a ball; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
  3. With a knife, add vertical lines to the cheese ball to resemble a pumpkin; insert a celery rib or broccoli stalk for the stem.
  4. Serve with apples and crackers.