2 cups shredded smoked cheddar cheese
1/2 cup butter,softened
2 tbsp low-fat milk
2 tsp your favorite steak sauce
1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
Bring the cheese, the cream cheese and butter to room temperature; combine together. Add the milk and steak sauce to the cheese mixture and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Cover. Chill in refrigerator 4 to 24 hours.
Shape the mixture into a ball. Roll in the chopped nuts. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted whole grain crackers.
Yield: 3 1/2 cups
Tip: At the party get your cheese ball serving from the outside as much as possible. The pecans are good for you and will help to balance everything else you are eating.