Cheese Ball III

Cheese Ball III

Cindy Carnes 131

"This cheese ball is one our family has had and used for 20 years. We love it. It's simple, and most of the ingredients are kept on hand. Roll it in nuts or parsley, if desired. Serve with an assortment of crackers."


3 h 15 m servings 95 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 95 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 209 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, mayonnaise and lemon juice concentrate. Mix in Cheddar cheese, onion and green olives. Form the mixture into a ball shape. Cover and chill in the refrigerator 3 hours, or until firm, before serving.
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  1. 27 Ratings


One thing I did is instead of 1 spoonful of mayonaise I substitute sour cream and found that alot less messy and for those who dont like the mayo it is much better. Other than that. Fantabulous!...

This is delicious! Really good and I think the lemon juice and little bit of mayo added some nice subtle flavors. Everyone loved it at Christmas. I rolled it in some chopped up parsley, put i...

I took this to a party and everybody loved it! This recipe is delicious!! The only change I made to the recipe was I added some onion powder and I rolled my cheese ball in chopped pecans. If you...

Be sure to give this cheese ball enough time in the fridge for the flavors to come together! The texture is a little chunky, as another reviewer mentioned, but I added extra ingredients, so I ca...

I make this often for church functions and it is always a hit. I serve it as a spread rather than a "ball". I love the recipe the way it is - but I had some freshly made horseraddish and decid...

I'm a huge olive lover but unfortunately, the friends I roll with aren't! To please the masses, I have taken to substituting the olives for half a 250ml jar of (chopped) Old El Paso pickled jala...

This recipe was a HIT at my christmas party, everyone LOVED it thanks so much

I took this to our local Elks Lodge where I was volunteering as a bartender. This was inhaled. Everyone just loved this recipe. It was easy to make and a huge hit. Thank you so much for pos...

Very good. Not sure what 'lemon juice concentrate' is. I used 1T RealLemon bottled lemon juice, but it's not a concentrate. Thanks for the recipe!