Red Wine Cream Cheese Ball

This sweet cream cheese ball it’s perfect for any occasion. Our Hey SHUGA! beautifully compliments the bold flavors of a full-bodied red wine like Cabernet Sauvignon, which we used to flavor the cheese.

See below how it’s done:

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Step 1: Have your all your ingredients ready, making sure the cream cheese has soften.

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Step 2: Sweeten the cream cheese with Hey SHUGA!

Step 3: Add red wine.

Step 4: Mix well and set aside.

Step 5: Mix cranberries and almonds and set aside.

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Step 6: Place the wine flavored sweetened cream cheese on a bowl covered in plastic wrap. This will give the cheese it’s round shape and the plastic wrap will help with removing the cheese ball from the bowl. Refrigerate.

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Step 7: Once cooled and out of the fridge, cover with cranberry-almond mixture.

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We love how the almonds and cranberry add a great contrast of texture.

Serve with crackers and enjoy!

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Red Wine Cream Cheese Ball
Prep time: 10 minutes Start to finish: 2 hours and 20 minutes Servings: 1 (16 Oz) cream cheese ball
  • 16 Oz cream cheese, soften
  • ⅓ cup full-bodied red wine like Cabernet Savignon
  • 2 tablespoons Hey Shuga!
  • ⅓ cup slivered almonds, roughly chopped
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  1. In a bowl mix well, until fully combined, cream cheese, red wine and Hey Shuga!
  2. Pour this mixture in a small ball previously lined with plastic wrap and cover, forming a ball as the cream cheese mixture takes the shape of the bowl.
  3. Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours
  4. Once out of the refrigerator, remove the plastic wrap and place it on a serving plate.
  5. Mix well cranberries and almonds and cover cheese ball with that mixture.
  6. Serve cold or at room temperature, and enjoy it with crackers.


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