Cheese Ball I

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In2h 15m
  • Servings32
  • Calories149
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.

Cheese Ball I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cheese Ball I for 32 servings:

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (1 ounce) package Ranch-style dressing mix
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 4 pecan halves

Cheese Ball I Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In2h 15m

To cook Cheese Ball I, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Cheese Ball I easily:

  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 149 calories; 14 grams of fat; 1.9 grams of carbohydrates; 4.8 grams of protein; 28 milligrams of cholesterol; 179 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 12th 2007

    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 chee ...

  2. Nov 21st 2007

    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, a ...

  3. Jan 10th 2007

    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 a ...

  4. Nov 19th 2006

    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 th ...

  5. Jan 16th 2006

    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,t ...

  6. Dec 19th 2005

    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 ...

  7. Dec 14th 2004

    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 a ...

  8. Feb 11th 2003

    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 c ...

  9. May 2nd 2002

    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.