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'Fraidy Cat Cheeseball

'Fraidy Cat Cheeseball

Whip up this fast and frighteningly good appetizer for your Halloween party.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
Under 15 minutes
Preparation Time:
Under 15 minutes
Preparation Method:
No Cook
Meal Occasion:
Appetizers & Snacks
Level of Difficulty:
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This recipe is recommended for 10 servings
  • 1 (10-ounce) prepared cheeseball
  • 1 (8-ounce) package HORMEL® Pepperoni
  • 1 package pretzel sticks
  • 1 slice Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cherry tomato, cut in half
  • 1 stufffed green olive, cut in half


  1. Place cheeseball in center of serving plate. Scoop mouth from front of cheeseball head. Cut slits in sides for ears. Place pepperoni in scooped-out mouth; insert in side slits for ears. Insert pretzel sticks thickly into top of cheeseball for spiky hair.
  2. Cut cheese slice into squares to make teeth. Place tomato halves on top for eyes. Top tomato halves with olive halves for "popping" eyes. Serve with crackers.