Caramelized garlic cheeseball

Its Halloween! Its my favorite holiday! I love dressing up and I love entertaining! Try one of these pretty presentations!
Caramelized Garlic Cheese Spread
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon sugar
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened.
1 (8-ounce) package (2 cups) Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup finely crushed cheese-flavored bite-sized crackers
1 medium bell pepper with stemCrackers/Dippers

Melt 2 teaspoons butter in small skillet until sizzling; add garlic and sugar. Cook over medium–high heat, stirring constantly, until garlic just starts to brown (3 to 5 minutes). Immediately remove from heat.
Combine garlic mixture and all remaining spread ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Shape cheese mixture into pumpkin shape with hands. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour.
Place crushed crackers into large shallow bowl or pie pan. Roll cheese ball into crackers; press evenly to coat. Place onto serving plate. Create stem for top of pumpkin from bell pepper slices.
Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight to blend flavors. Just before serving; score vertical lines on pumpkin with knife. Serve with crackers and vegetables.

Taste great and looks even better! Roasted garlic is the bomb! I could add it to everything!


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