Pepperoni Cheese Balls Recipe -
Pepperoni Cheese Balls Recipe
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Pepperoni Cheese Balls

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"A delicious cheese ball that combines sour cream, butter, cream cheese, and Worcestershire sauce with finely chopped pepperoni. Try it with crackers or pretzels."

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Original recipe makes 12 cheese balls Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Place pepperoni slices in a food processor or blender, and pulse until finely chopped. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, stir together cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, butter, and sour cream. Mix well with a mixer. Add chopped pepperoni, and mix well. Form into small balls, place on a serving platter, and refrigerate.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 22, 2006

I'm very easy to please, but I was disappointed in this recipe. I liked the idea of using pepperoni, but the consistency didn't lend itself to making individual balls. That would have been a huge waste of time. It's possible to make it into one large ball or log, but again, it's lacking something in the consistency so this recipe, as is, would be best used as a bowl dip. I think I would eliminate most or all of the sour cream and butter and maybe try putting some dry Ranch mix or something similar in. EDIT: To be fair, after this was left in the refrigerator overnight, the consistency and taste were much, much better. You could probably roll it into individual balls, but spreading it on crackers is just fine.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 19, 2005

The taste was kinda bland pepperoni is meant to be spicy, but the the sour cream spoils it, so i had to add some curry powder that added some zing.


14 Ratings

Oct 20, 2010

for years i've been making a pepperoni cheese ball. Just Cream cheese softened, add pepperoni that has been thru the food processor. mix together and chill. Take extra pepperoni that has been through the food processor sprinkle on was paper. Ball cheese mixture and roll through grated pepperoni. No extra ingredients!!!! Everyone loves this and they will ask for the recipe and i tell them it's really complicated and hard to make!!!

Dec 31, 2008

I changed it as well. I used a food processor and mixed the pepperoni, cream cheese, Worcestershire, 2 Tbsp sour cream, 1 tsp oregano, and 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese. I thought it was good, served it with chips. Next time I would add a little red pepper flakes, for spice. Let sit for a few hours, or overnight to blend flavors.

Dec 19, 2006

I made this with Neufchâtel Cheese, and, like the previous reviewer, formed it into a log-shape. The leftovers were good on some toasted Viennese bread. Thanks!

Sep 30, 2009

Awesome at my tailgate party

Apr 16, 2008

Thought the pepperoni flavor was too strong. Just didn't care for them.

Nov 26, 2008

I have this recipe except I add chopped walnuts to it. Once the ball has formed in the fridge we roll the ball in walnuts. Without the walnuts the cheeseball would take pretty bland.


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  • Calories
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 388 mg
  • 16%

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

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