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MIXED FRUIT CHEESE BALL (Sue’s)

2 pkg. (8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
1 c. (4 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 c. sour cream
1 t. ground coriander
1/4 c raisins, diced
1/4 c. dried apricots, diced
1/4 c. dates, diced
1/4 c. prunes, diced
1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts
apple slices and assorted crackers

In a bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients. Mix well. Stir in fruit and shape into a ball. Roll in nuts and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate til just before serving. Serve with apples and crackers.

Mixed Fruit Cheese Ball recipe is published in our December, 2011 Menu Minder, Issue #338.