Caramel Apple Cheese Ball



2 8-oz. blocks cream cheese, softened 1/4 c. caramel, plus more for topping
1 tbsp.lemon juice
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
kosher salt
1 c. shredded Cheddar
1 c. Granny Smith apple, finely chopped 2 c. pecans, toasted and chopped
RITZ Crackers, for serving


1. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat cream cheese with caramel, lemon juice, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt until combined. 2. Fold in cheddar and green apples. Transfer mixture to a sheet of plastic wrap and shape into a ball. Freeze until firm, 30 minutes. 3. To a plate, add pecans. Roll cheese ball in pecans, then transfer to a serving platter. Drizzle with more caramel and sprinkle with more salt. 4. Serve with crackers.