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Cinnamon and Orange Autumn Dessert Cheese Ball with Ginger Thins

October 26th is National Pumpkin Day!
I am celebrating by sharing a Cinnamon and Mandarin Orange Dessert Cheese Ball, shaped like a pumpkin and served with thin ginger cookies.


To make the dessert ball: Combine 16oz cream cheese with 1c. powdered sugar, and add 2-3 chopped mandarin orange slices. Mix in a mixer and turn out onto a plate with 1/2 c. cinnamon.



Spoon cinnamon over the cheeseball and then, with washed hands, roll into a ball. Stop as soon as it begins to become sticky and place on serving plate.


I topped it with a stem from a sugar pumpkin from our garden, and sugar pumpkins in stores are inexpensive right now.


The cookies are thin ginger cookies, I have seen these cookies everywhere and they are delicious!
Served for dessert with ginger tea, this is a lovely treat, rich, but not too sweet.




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6 comments:

kitty said...

I've awarded the Versatile Blogger Award to you. Here's the link to my blog to post about it.

http://kittyskozykitchen.blogspot.com/2011/10/versatile-blogger-award.html

Hugs, Kitty

Joy Burkhart said...

Thanks for this easy and delicious recipe, Jessa! I've pinned it on my Autumn/Fall board.
xoxo
Joy

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I would like to thank you so much for the
recipe looks so yummy. this would be great for a dinner party on a weekend with Friends.. Also Thanks for your linky party so much fun !!!
XXOO Diane

EliFla said...

Really yestarday was Pumpkin World Day?? I didn't know, but I posted a pumpkin recipe!!!

I like your recipe...GREAT, hugs, Flavia

Cheryl said...

Yum!! Thanks for sharing this! Looks so good!

Finding Charm said...

This sounds good. I'm pinning!

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