Cheese Ball I

Cheese Ball I


"This is a wonderful cheese ball. It is very easy to make and simply delicious. Whenever I make it for gatherings or work it always gets great reviews. Serve with an assortment of crackers."


2 h 15 m servings 149 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 149 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and dressing mix. Form into one large ball or two smaller balls. Roll in chopped pecans to coat surface. Decorate the top with pecan halves. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
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  1. 317 Ratings


Excellent recipe. Just needed a couple modifications to make it perfect!. Do everything as the recipe calls for, except only use two cups of sharp cheddar(3 1/2 cups is WAY to much). Then, add 2...

I made this cheese ball for my christmas party and everyone just loved it!I changed a few things.I would advise not using the whole packet of ranch mix,to salty.I used all but a tablespoon,turne...

Delicious and SO easy. BUT - I think the amt. of Cheddar cheese is a printed incorrectly. I used one cup of finely shredded cheddar and it was perfect - 16 oz. would be too much.

Excellent! I added 1T Worchestershire and 1T Tabasco. I received lots of compliments. It is a keeper! Note: I have made this twice. Once using Hidden Valley DIPS mix and once using Hidden Vall...

Wonderful!!! I made this for a work Christmas luncheon and it went quickly. My husband asked me to make it again for my family for Christmas and my sister claimed all the leftovers before anyon...

Super tasty and so easy to make! I just put the cream cheese in my food processor and pulse a few times to soften it. Then add the dressing mix, pulse again. Finally, add the Cheddar cheese i...

I formed a snowman and then frosted it with whipped cream cheese. No nuts. I used celery for arms, a small carrot nose, raisin eyes, a radichio "scarf", raisin buttons etc. It is delicious and a...

this recipe was absolutely fantastic. easy to make and it actually tasted like a cheeseball you would buy. (a lot of cheeseball recipes are good, but you can definitely tell they're mostly cream...

It's a good cheese ball, but if you use a little less ranch dressing mix it's better. I added chopped green onions and very finely chopped dried beef. I didn't use the nuts, but covered the ch...