8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese, Softened
8 ounces, weight Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 ounce, weight Dried French Onion Soup Mix
1-1/2 teaspoon Ground Mustard
3/4 pounds Whole Almonds
Place cream cheese, shredded cheddar, French onion soup mix, and ground mustard in the food processor. Pulse until the mixture is well combined.
Scoop the cheese mixture out of the food processor and form with your hands into the shape of a large almond. Place on a platter.
Press the round ends of the almonds into the cheese ball with the points slightly leaning toward the pointed end of the cheese ball form. Cover the cheese ball completely with almonds.
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish the platter with fresh herbs and serve with crackers or cut vegetables.
source: Pioneer Woman