MAKES 18 APPETIZERS
1 pkg. (3-z.) cream cheese, softened
1 T. milk
¼ lb. (1 c.) shredded American cheese
1 T. sliced green onions
1/4 c. finely chopped peanuts
18 pretzel sticks
Beat cream cheese and milk in small bowl on medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Add cheese and green onions. Continue beating until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate at least one hour. Shape into 1-inch balls; roll in peanuts. To serve, place pretzel stick in each ball.
VARIATION: This cheese mixture can also be shaped into a log and rolled in chopped peanuts. Serve with assorted crackers.