Tangy Cheese Ball

Tangy Cheese Ball


"Just a cheese ball. Try it. Everyone here likes it."


3 h 15 m servings 229 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 229 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 327 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl combine cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, pickle juice and salad dressing mix. Blend well, mixing by hand.
  2. Shape into a ball and roll in pecans. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.
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  1. 10 Ratings


We love cheeseballs and this is one of the best ones we've tried from this site. Thanks for sharing.

I served this at my job's Thanksgiving dinner and everyone loved it! I've never seen a cheeseball disappear before - but this one did. Very easy to make and a scrumptious appetizer for any speci...

I love this!!! I've been making this for 3 years and I'm always asked for the recipe when I take it!! No need to change anything...thanks!!

This was an interesting idea. We loved the addition of pickle juice. However, as described we found the recipe too salty. We added another brick of cream cheese and it was better. I think th...

Just like the description says...just a cheese ball. I like my cheese balls with a little more flavor. Recommend Cheddar and Bacon Log and Dried Beef Ball both on this site.

This recipe is great!! I made it by the recipe the first time and everyone loved it, however, like I always do I tweaked it to my liking, I used Zesty pickle juice instead and added that more zi...

My guests gobbled this right up! I like a cheeseball with nip!

Very simple, nothing fancy, but tastes good.