Dried Beef Cheese Ball

Dried Beef Cheese Ball


"This recipe is our family's holiday favorite. Grandma usually doubles the recipe otherwise it won't last long! The ball can be rolled in ground nuts, bacon bits, or left plain -- it's up to you!"


2 h 5 m servings 95 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 95 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 428 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, dried beef, green onions, onion salt, monosodium glutamate, and Worcestershire sauce. Form the mixture into a ball and refrigerate before serving.
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  1. 150 Ratings


This recipe is always a hit with my family and friends. I make it without the MSG and onion salt. I always double this recipe, because it's never enough, use 2 green onions, 1 1/2 Tblsp. Worch...

Yummmm! This is my husband'd favorite year after year. It'a always the first one gone. This is such good stuff for such an easy recipe to do. The directions don't say it but that you have to rin...

This is the worst recipe I have ever tried! It sounded great & I made it for an OFFICE TEA-it was so bad that everyone threw it out!I knew it didn't taste good to me, but it was to late to do an...

wonderful!! this is also what I use for "pin-wheels". just spread thin on tortillas roll up and toss in the fridge for a while, slice into little "pin wheels" and watch your snack tray empty in ...

This is a favorite! I altered it a little the 2nd time I made it. I added 8 oz of sour cream, used 6 oz of beef and instead of green onion, I used 1 tablespooon of minced horsey for a little z...

Very quick and easy recipe. Delicious. I did leave out monosodium glutamate and used onion powder instead of onion salt. I received tons of compliments on this cheese ball!

I have been making this recipe for nearly 18 years, (I started when I was a kid with my mom). SANS MSG. It is so good, it's the only cheese ball I make, and every time I take it to a party I alw...

This was wonderful. I took others suggestions and skipped salt & msg and added garlic powder.

This is a wonderful cheeseball! Exactly what I was looking for, and it was a huge hit at my best friend's bridal shower. I added about a teaspoon of horseradish for a little extra bite.