Tourney Family Holiday Treats

Posted by Joyce Tourney on Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 11:28am.

Tourney Family Holiday Treats

The holiday season brings together family and friends.  Not only are there good times and laughs, but there is also good food…and lots of it!  Joyce and Leanne Tourney wanted to share with you two of their favourite family recipes.

Joyce’s Cheese Ball - This delicious appetizer will have you coming back for seconds and thirds!


8 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese

4 oz Finely grated Medium Cheddar

Squirt of lemon juice

Dash of Cayenne Pepper

1 tablespoon of finely chopped Onion

1 tablespoon of finely chopped Green Pepper

Dash of Worcestershire Sauce

Parsley (optional)

Walnuts (optional)


Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl.  Use your hands to shape into a ball.  Sprinkle with Parsley or Walnuts (optional).  Refrigerate overnight.

Serve with your favourite crackers.

Leanne’s Rum Balls - This sweet treat has a little bit of a holiday kick!


1/2 cup Butter

3/4 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

2 Eggs

1/2 cup Icing Sugar

Pinch of Salt

2 tablespoons of Dark Rum

1 3/4 cups of Vanilla Wafer Crumbs

Chopped Nuts or Coconut


Melt the Butter and Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips in the top of a double boiler.

Stirring over boiling water add the Eggs, Icing Sugar, and Salt.  Let thicken and remove from heat.

Add the Rum and Vanilla Wafer Crumbs.  Combine well and chill for several hours.

Using your hands form into balls and roll in chopped nuts or coconut.

Refrigerate or freeze until you are ready to serve.

We hope you enjoy our tasty holiday treats as much as we do!  Enjoy!

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