This everything but the bagel pumpkin cheeseball is the perfect conversation starter at your next Fall gathering. It’s the perfect appetizer for EBBS fans, it’s shaped into a cute little pumpkin.
The one thing I really enjoy about this appetizer is that you can literally make shape it into what ever pumpkin or squash you enjoy. It makes a great center piece during Thanksgiving and any other Fall celebrations you may have.
When it isn’t Fall, you can easily change the shape into a ball or anything else you’d like. It is versatile and can be enjoy any season. Which to be honest, I think it is really cool.
This cheeseball is one of my husbands favorites. 5 seconds after putting the EBBS Pumpkin Cheeseball on a table, he has already grabbed a cracker and dug into it. Anyone else’s significant other do this? It can’t just be my husband.
What do you need to make this?
Surprisingly this everything but the bagel pumpkin cheeseball doesn’t have too many ingredients. It only has 7 ingredients, it comes together so fast! You’ll need the following.
Cream cheese (softened)
Shredded cheddar cheese
Everything but the bagel seasoning
Crackers or vegetables for serving
Before starting, set the cream cheese out about 15 minutes for it can soften. If you happen to forget, it’s okay. There won’t be a different in the taste of the recipe. Softened cream cheese just help the ingredients mix faster and smoother.
How to make everything but the bagel Pumpkin Cheeseball?
One of my favorite things about this pumpkin cheeseball is that it’s so easy too make but looks like you could have spent hours on it. You’ll start by using a bowl and adding in all the ingredients in it (except the seasoning) and mix it together. Then form it into a bowl using plastic wrap. Toss it in the fridge for about 15 minutes or until it has set. When it has set, using a cookie sheet, and line with parchment paper. Then pour the EBBSon it. Unwrap the ball and roll it in the seasoning mix until it has an even coat around. To make the cheeseball resemble a pumpkin, you’ll need 4 rubber bands. You’ll crisscross the runner bands across each other one by one. The ball will start forming. Place the ball into the fridge until ready to serve. To make the cheeseball resemble a pumpkin, you’ll need 4 rubber bands. You’ll crisscross the runner bands across each other one by one. The ball will start forming. Place the ball into the fridge until ready to serve. When ready, place the pumpkin cheese ball on a serving tray with crackers or vegetables. You are ready to enjoy!
Just like that you have the cutest little pumpkin cheeseball. I love this recipe because you can make it ahead up to 3 days before you Fall festivity. It looks great on a spooky Halloween party! Add spooky chips and vegetables to dip into the pumpkin cheeseball. You can also make this for a Fall charcuterie board, Thanksgiving and brunch! I hope you enjoy this recipe. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them below or message me! Happy Fall besties.
Everything but the Bagel Pumpkin Cheeseball
In a bowl, mix together, cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, scallions, and bacon bites. Form a ball, then wrap it with plastic wrap. Then, chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
Once the ball has set, using a cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper, and pour the everything but the bagel seasoning on it. Roll the ball into the seasoning blend until there is an even coat around the ball.
To make the cheeseball resemble a pumpkin, you'll need 4 rubber bands. You'll crisscross the runner bands across each other one by one. The ball will start forming. Place the ball into the fridge until ready to serve.
When ready to serve take the rubber bands off and unwrap the plastic wrap gently. To make a faux pumpkin stem, use the tip of a chopstick, stem of a bell pepper or stem of a small pumpkin. Then place at the top of your cheeseball.
Place the pumpkin cheese ball on a serving tray with crackers or vegetables. You are ready to enjoy!