Find out why zombies are everyone's favorite monster when you make this spooky Zombie Brain Cheese Ball. This Zombie Brain Cheese Ball is a fun recipe that's sure to bring laughter, squeals, and of course, satisfied snacking.
In a food processor, blend 1 pkg. of cream cheese and the feta cheese until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary. Spoon into a plastic baggie and refrigerate.
Add the remaining 1 pkg. of cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and pesto sauce to the food processor and process until well blended. Add the toasted pine nuts and pulse several times to mix. Place mixture into a plastic wrap-lined bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Add the sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, water, olive oil and balsamic vinegar to the food processor and process until smooth. Set aside.
Unwrap the pesto ball and turn onto a plate. Gently shape into an oval. Cut the tip off of one corner of the feta mixture baggie and pipe onto the pesto ball in a twisting brain-like pattern. Spoon the sun-dried tomato sauce around the cheese ball and serve with crackers.
How to Toast pine nuts
To toast pine nuts, place in a dry skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Cheese ball can be made up to three days in advance. Store in the refrigerator.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
Sugars less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.