Tammy's Tempting Cheese Ball

Tammy's Tempting Cheese Ball


"I came up with this recipe years ago and usually make it around Thanksgiving and Christmas, either for get-togethers or for gifts."


50 m servings 196 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 295 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix the dry ranch salad dressing mix, mayonnaise, and milk in a bowl. Beat in the cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Mix in Cheddar cheese. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and freeze 30 minutes.
  2. Divide mixture in half, and shape into balls. Roll each ball in almonds to coat. Cover and refrigerate balls until ready to serve.
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  1. 48 Ratings


YOU WONDERFUL GAL YOU!!!! I have been HUNTING for a recipe like this, perfect amount of ranch with the cheese. Years ago, hubby tasted a ranch cheese ball and I havent been able to find one sinc...

This is a terrfic cheeseball!! I don't like ranch flavouring and I loved this. The only change I made is instead of almonds, I rolled the ball in bread crumbs that had a little melted butter in ...

Very tasty. I left out the mayo, and used smoked cheddar cheese, rolled the outside in crushed pecans. SOOO good.

I love the cheddar cheese in this instead of just cream cheese. I covered it in pecans because I love pecans. I served with wheat thins or triscuits or wheat crackers and it was perfect.

I made this at Christmas and it was a big hit! I didn't make any substitutions - it was wonderful as is.

AWSOME!!! This is the first Cheese Ball I have ever made and it was so easy and good. I made it for the office Thanksgiving party and was told by everyone I am now obligated to bring it to every...

This was way to salty for me...and I like salt! I think adding half of the ranch dressing would help. I wanted something w/ a more subtle flavor. This wasn't it. Sorry.

Did NOT care for this! I just wasted time, ingredients and money in making this. It did not set-up and I followed the directions exactly and it tasted like salty ranch cheese...no real flavor ex...

**Some ranch packages are 2 oz.** I made this recipe with Hidden Valley ranch and it was very salty, so I checked the package to find that it was 2 oz instead of one (like the recipe calls for)....