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Cream Cheese and Chopped Dried Beef Ball Recipe

Cream Cheese and Chopped Dried Beef Ball

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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 21, 2003

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 Dolphins!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 10, 2003

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 Carl Buddig chipped beef for the dried.


14 Ratings

Nov 29, 2008

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

Jun 21, 2003

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

Jan 16, 2007

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!

Nov 19, 2008

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

May 15, 2014

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.

Oct 24, 2008

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


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

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

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