April 17th kicks off National Cheeseball Day recognizes a party food that can sometimes be the centerpiece of a spread. There are two ways a cheeseball can be served:
- A cheese spread comes in the shape of a ball served with crackers, most often around Christmas in the U.S. This cheeseball is commonly made with softened cream cheese and other ingredients.
- Cheese puffs, which is a puffed corn snack, coated with a mixture of cheese or cheese flavored powders. Cheese puffs are manufactured by extruding heated corn dough through a die that forms the particular shape, most likely a ball shape.
No matter which one you celebrate, both make for terrific snacking.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalCheeseballDay
Make up your favorite cheeseball recipe or snack on the cheese puff variety. The choice is yours! If you’re looking for a recipe, we’ve found one for you to try, too. Be sure to share your favorite recipes. There’re so many to choose from, too!
Celebrate the day by making a cheeseball for friends and family. They even make for amazing leftovers. Remember to share a picture of your cheeseball on Social Media using #NationalCheeseballDay.
NATIONAL CHEESE BALL DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar continues to research the origins of this splendid food holiday.
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