Easy Oniony Cheese Ball


"This is the easiest, most elegant cheese ball that can be made for snacks or brought to a party at the last minute. Walnuts coat the outside. Serve with crackers of your choice."


10 m servings 138 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 138 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Thoroughly mix together the softened cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and onion soup mix in a bowl. Chill in refrigerator for about 1/2 hour to firm up, if necessary. Form the mixture into a ball or log, and press the outside with walnuts.
  2. Serve on an appetizer tray or a decorative plate surrounded by assorted crackers.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I tried this and it was very good. I made it for a party and everyone loved them. They were gone... thanks for the recipe will diffently make again.

Wow! I've never made a cheese ball before, I made this a few hours in advance and the onions turn into little chewy bits and the whole thing just tastes amazing. I used a fairly good quality sha...

This was definitely too salty the first time I made this..the next time I made it I used 1/2 of an envelope of dry onion soup mix and substituted sliced almonds for the walnuts. If you let the c...

I made this for a 4th of July party at my inlaws. I put it out on a plate and it was half gone before the party even started. I was not sure about it at first because of the cream cheese, but it...

WAY TOO SALTY!!!! Either needs to add more cream cheese or less onion mix.

way too salty to much onion mix for my liking

I wish that I'd read the reviews before making up this recipe----it was WAY too salty! So salty that to salvage the recipe, we added 4 times the amount of cream cheese to make it edible--ending ...

As other reviewer's mentioned, there seemed to be way too much onion soup mix. You can get away with a quarter or half of the packet. I also added a couple splashes of Worcestershire sauce an...

Big hit, extremely easy!