I packed a small cheese ball as a token gift for my uncle's birthday. Like I always say, cheese and nuts are perfect for the man who has everything, particularly if there is a football game on television later that afternoon.
This cheese ball uses a paprika coating and cinnamon stem for an apple that fools the eye. The sharp cheddar taste is best served with sliced apples in addition to crackers.
I pick up these wicker plate holders at yard sales, never paying more than 10-cents apiece. They make giving food gifts so easy and attractive!