The Best Cheeseball

The Best Cheeseball


"For a slightly spicy cheeseball with lots of zing, try this easy recipe. If you don't like cilantro, you can roll the ball in shredded Cheddar cheese or fresh chopped parsley."


15 m servings 206 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 302 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl combine the cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, green bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, Worcestershire sauce and garlic salt. Mix together and form mixture into a ball. Roll ball in cilantro and serve with your favorite crackers.
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  1. 75 Ratings


This is the first cheeseball I have made, and it has received rave reviews. It makes a very large portion, so I now make two cheeseballs and freeze one. (You could also halve the recipe). I h...

I used this recipe for a Bachlorette party. Instead of making it into a ball, I formed it into another shape. Everyone loved it & the bride to be couldn't stop laughing. It tasted great too!

I've now been requested to bring this cheeseball to two parties since I first served it. It's got just enough "kick" but doesn't make you run for a drink and it is easy to spread. I also left ...

We loved this cheeseball! It was soft and easy to eat. I rolled it in finely chopped pecans for a great flavor. Jalepeno peppers were not on hand so I used half a green pepper and doubled the...

I loved it and my company loved it! Just a couple of things I did differently.. I added onion and a couple of drops of hot sauce. Very, very good!

I've made other cheese balls, but they all seemed so ordinary. However, I've added this to my party/potluck repertoire. Everyone at my husband's work was emailing me to get the recipe when I s...

I left out the green bell peppers and substituted green onions. It turned out GREAT!!!!

I made this last night for a Christmas party and it was great! Everyone was asking for the recipe. My husband is allergic to nuts, so I just sprinkled cilantro on top. I'll be making this aga...

This was great! It was so easy to make. The cilantro gives it a great taste. It was a definite hit!!!