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Pat Nixon's Sesame Cheese Ball

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  • 1/4 cup sesame seed
  • 2 tablespoons instant minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon beef flavor base
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 pound medium sharp cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard


  1. Toast sesame seed at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Soak onion and beef flavor base in lemon juice.
  3. Grate cheese.
  4. Mix ingredients, except sesame seed until well blended. Shape into ball. Spread toasted sesame seed on wax paper; roll cheese ball in seed until outside is coated. Chill.
  5. Serve on a tray with cheese knife surrounded with assorted crackers.

Excellent when spread on toast rounds and broiled until cheese melts.