Cream Cheese and Chopped Dried Beef Ball

Cream Cheese and Chopped Dried Beef Ball


"This is such a great treat for your Christmas/Holiday guests."


servings 143 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 578 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, olives, Worcestershire sauce, onion salt, garlic salt and celery salt. Mix until smooth. Shape into ball, wrap in foil, and refrigerate until needed.
  2. About 30 minutes before serving, remove foil from cheese ball and reshape if necessary. Roll chopped beef to completely coat. Chill several hours or overnight.
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  1. 14 Ratings


It is a great hit with the guys. I usually rinse the beef and towel dry it to remove some of the salt. Also I chop up some of the beef in the ball itself. Great for tailgate parties too. Gooooo ...

I was surprised by the high ratings, as I did not enjoy the concoction. Its very salty, but I forgot to rinse the beef. If you're making it, be sure to do so. I wondered about substituting Ca...

I made this recipe using 8 oz of cream cheese, and no onions. I rolled the outside in sunflower seeds. It was DELICIOUS!

A great cheese ball. I love the dried beef!!

This was a little on the dry side for me. The favor was ok, not exciting. But people ate it, so it couldn't have been that bad!

I make my cheeseball with tblsp of horseradish. This was yummy too.

I sub onion & garlic powder for the ones with salt. Then, you might not find it necessary to rinse the beef. I left celery salt, but if I make it again, I might try celery seed, as a sub.

My family dont like the salt either.I use shaved deli beef instead.

Not enough cream cheese, too much dried beef, too much other salt. Modify that at will and taste it before you mold it together and you'll have a winner. Some people like more salt, some people ...