APPLE CHEESE BALL
12 oz. cream cheese
1 apple, unpeeled
1/2 c. green onion, finely sliced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. white pepper
2 Tbsp. apple juice
1 to 1 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
Microwave cream cheese in glass mixing bowl for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on 70% power until softened.
Core apple and chop into small pieces.
Add chopped apple, onion, salt, pepper and apple juice to cream cheese.
Microwave for 2 to 4 minutes on 50% power to blend flavors.
Add Cheddar cheese and chill for easier shaping.
Form into a ball and roll in chopped parsley and nuts.