Cheese Ball I Recipe -
Cheese Ball I Recipe

Cheese Ball I

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"This is the best cheese ball I've ever had! It's full of delicious spices. You can serve it either inside a loaf of black Russian rye bread (with the center cut out), or you can roll the cheese ball in nuts of your choice."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    2 hrs 5 mins


  1. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, chives and garlic powder. Mix well. Shape the mixture into a ball and refrigerate it until ready to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 11, 2003

I made this cheese ball for a bachelorette party. Everyone loved it. I got creative with the shape :-)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 05, 2011

I can't believe that people actually like this recipe. I usually make mine with just the cream cheese, onion, worsh. sauce and some chopped dried beef, but I thought I'd try something different. The addition of herbs sounded good, but it's not enough. I used fresh chives from my garden, about 1/8 cup, but it didn't give it much flavor so I added a slice of diced onion to it too. 1/2 tsp worsh. sauce? I put in a full tsp and still added more after that. I took it that way and got complaints from the family asking why I didn't put any beef in it. This is a very bland cheese ball.


78 Ratings

Nov 01, 2005

This was a good recipe. I didn't have parmesan cheese so I used mozarella and cheddar. I also rolled the cheese ball into crushed almonds and it was really good. I pretty much polished off the leftovers this morning right out of the fridge! (Warning: do not keep cheese ball and yourself unattended in the same room, as this may lead to overeating, feelings of guilt, and spending an extra day at the gym!)

Mar 11, 2003

I've made this recipe a few times, and each time I've gotten rave reviews! Everyone thought it tasted wonderful, and I've been asked to make it for all future parties.

Jan 17, 2005

This was pretty good, my guests seemed to like it. The only thing that I did differently was to refrigerate the mixture for about an hour before forming a ball. It seemed to work pretty well. I rolled it in walnuts. I had to change my rating to 5 stars after bringing the leftovers to work - it really went over well!

Jan 30, 2008

Yummy! Shaped it into a snowman during the holidays (didn't roll in nuts) made a hat out cucumber used other vegies for nose, eyes, smile and buttons. Very good flavor. Made 3 times over the holidays!

Mar 11, 2003

we catered a party for 50 people and served this product. all comments were very high. i changed from dry chive to fresh and used parmigian reggiano. thank you elisa good recipe

Oct 13, 2004

I've made this every New Year's Eve for 3 years, and never rated it until now. This is awesome! Love the flavor. I usually divide it into 2 small balls and roll one in chopped nuts. I also add some shredded cheddar. I like to use light cream cheese and mayo so it's not so fatty.


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  • Calories
  • 218 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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