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By Alessandra Bulow

Football Snack Stadiums are an awesome Super Bowl party centerpiece but since making them can be time consuming, consider another show-stopper appetizer that can be made at the last minute: a football cheese ball.

2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball Partying
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The beauty of this idea from cheese expert Stephen Gellert of World's Best Cheeses is that it only requires two ingredients and can be made in under 5 minutes on game day.

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2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: Ingredients
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What you'll need:

One 7- or 8-ounce wheel of Brie or soft ripened cheese

One 8-ounce jar of fig jam or spread

Mini toast crackers, for serving

How to Make a 2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball Step-By-Step:

2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: Using a sharp knife, cut a crescent shape from one side of the wheel of brie so that you are left with a football-shaped cut-out and a crescent-shaped cut-out
Samantha Okazaki

Using a sharp knife, cut a crescent shape from one side of the wheel of brie so that you are left with a football-shaped cut-out and a crescent-shaped cut-out.

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2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: Using a small knife or spoon, cover the top of the football-shaped piece of cheese with enough of the fig jam so that it resembles a textured football
Samantha Okazaki

Using a small knife or spoon, cover the top of the football-shaped piece of cheese with enough of the fig jam so that it resembles a textured football.

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2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: To create the laces of the football, use the white rind from the perimeter of the crescent-shaped cheese cut-out
Samantha Okazaki

To create the laces of the football, cut off the white rind from the perimeter of the crescent-shaped cheese cut-out. Then vertically slice the white rind in half to make one long vertical lace. Slice the remaining white rind into smaller pieces to make five horizontal laces.

2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: Place the cheese rind laces on top of the fig jam-covered cheese
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Place the cheese rind laces on top of the fig jam-covered cheese.

2-Ingredient Football Cheese Ball: Slice the remaining cheese, place on the mini toast crackers with fig jam and arrange around the football cheese ball
Samantha Okazaki

Slice the remaining cheese from the crescent-shaped cheese, place the pieces on the mini toast crackers and add a dollop of the remaining fig jam on each one. Arrange around the football cheese ball. Set out a cheese knife and additional mini toasts so people can eventually cut into the football cheese ball. Now it's time to party!