Cheese Ball Recipe
This cheese ball recipe is made with cream cheese, white cheddar cheese and spices, all blended together and rolled in chopped pecans. A classic appetizer that's easy to make and always a hit at parties.
- 8 ounces cream cheese softened
- 2 tablespoons butter softened
- 8 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese finely grated
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Place the cream cheese, butter, white cheddar cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper and smoked paprika in a bowl.
Stir until thoroughly combined.
Place the cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap. Wrap the plastic around the cheese mixture, shaping it into a ball.
Roll the ball in chopped pecans. Serve immediately, or chill until ready to serve. Let a chilled cheese ball sit at room temperature for 20 minutes before serving.
Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 0.5mg