Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball Appetizer (Keto)

If you are after a festive and unique appetizer perfect for Fall, this Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball is just what you are looking for! You will love the adorable presentation and the decadent flavor.

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball

This appetizer is sure to be a hit at any Halloween party or Thanksgiving gathering. It is the type of presentation that brings a smile to any face! It makes a perfect keto, low carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian appetizer, presented in a winning style. This Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball is ready in just ten minutes but is going to be the centerpiece of your gathering. It is so good, you may want to prepare two or double the ingredients for a larger pumpkin cheese ball! So cute!

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Is there anything as satisfying as cheese? I think not. This recipe combines cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, red bell pepper, and green onion in a presentation that is so fun. All you need is a food processor for this Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball recipe. This cheese ball tastes great when served with crackers or vegetables for dipping… although the pumpkin shape makes it almost too cute to eat!

cheeseball for halloween

It is so easy to prepare this eye-catching appetizer. Start by combining cream cheese, green onion, a quarter of the bell pepper, and the chili powder in a food processor, blending until it is smooth. Put the cream cheese mixture on a plastic wrap, then shape it into a ball, wrapping the plastic wrap around the cheese ball. Refrigerate it for at least two hours so the cheese mixture hardens. If you are short on time, try popping the cheese ball into the freezer for an hour.

how to make pumpkin shaped cheese ball

When the ball has set, put shredded cheese on a plate. Unwrap the cheese ball from the plastic wrap and roll it in the cheddar cheese. Press so the cheddar so it sticks to the sides of the cheese ball.

keto pumpkin cheese ball with cheddar cheese

Put the cheese ball on a serving plate and make pumpkin lines on the sides using the dull side of a knife. Add the bell pepper stem to the top to finish decorating the pumpkin cheese ball. Your adorable Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball is ready for that much-anticipated holiday celebration!

how to make pumpkin cheese ball

When it comes to celebrations, this Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball is a great addition. It tastes great, is a good fit for so many dietary needs, and is a great looking appetizer. How many foods can double as a decoration? You are sure to enjoy this eye-catching appetizer at your next party!

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Looking for more pumpkin recipes made with real pumpkin vs. just pumpkin-shaped? Check these out:

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball

This pumpkin shaped cheese ball is a perfect appetizer for the Fall season! It will be a hit at any Halloween party or Thanksgiving gathering! It makes a perfect keto, low carb and gluten-free appetizer!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese ball, pumpkin
Cooking Method: No-Cook
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 209kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • stem from bell pepper for decorative top

Kitchen Tools

Instructions

  • In a food processor or blender, combine cream cheese, green onion, 1/4 of red bell pepper and chili powder and blend until smooth.
  • Put the cream cheese mixture on a plastic wrap, shape into a ball and wrap the plastic wrap around the cheese ball. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours so cheese mixture hardens (or to speed up the process, put in a freezer for an hour).
  • Put shredded cheddar cheese on a plate. Unwrap the cheese ball from the plastic wrap and roll in the cheddar cheese, pressing into the cheddar so it sticks to the sides of the cheese ball.
  • Put the cheese ball on a serving plate. Make pumpkin lines on the sides using a dull side of the knife. Add the bell pepper stem to the top to finish decorating the pumpkin cheese ball. Serve with crackers or veggies for dipping.

Notes

To make a larger pumpkin cheese ball, just double all the ingredients :)
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Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 958IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 1mg

If you like this pumpkin-shaped cheese ball, I have another cheese ball recipe that you must save for later for the winter season:

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Also, you will love this Turkey Shaped Cheese Tray and Turkey Shaped Fruit Platter :)

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