Quick and Easy Appetizer Recipes
Pepperoni Cheese Wheel Recipe


Pepperoni Cheese Wheel
1 8-ounce container soft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
1-1/4 cups shredded Muenster cheese (5 oz)
1 3-1/2-oz package sliced pepperoni, finely chopped
1 tablespoon milk
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper

In bowl stir together cream cheese, Muenster cheese, chopped pepperoni and milk.
Shape into a 4-inch ball.
Flatten the ball into a "wheel shape" approximately 4-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches.
On waxed paper combine paprika and red pepper.
Roll and pat cheese wheel in paprika mixture till well coated.
Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours to 1 week.
Use a sharp knife to score the top of the cheese wheel into diamonds.
Serve with crackers or melba toast rounds.
Makes 14 to 16 servings