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Ultimate Cheese Ball Recipe
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Ultimate Cheese Ball

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"This easy cheese ball is good for any occasion. The mixture may be formed into any shape (e.g., a log, a snowman). Serve with buttery, round crackers."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 10 mins

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, green onions and dried beef. Form the mixture into a ball. Sprinkle with pecans. Chill in the refrigerator approximately 2 hours before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 08, 2005

This sounds almost identical to the cheese ball my mother used to make each year. One helpful taste addition to this receip with the dried beef is WORCESTERSHIRE sauce! It really adds a zing to the flavor. Note that this type of ball improves with age, so make it a few days ahead of when you want to eat it.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 02, 2012

If I make this again I will definitely take the suggestion of another review to rinse the dried beef. As is this cheeseball is very salty. I did add the worcestershire sauce. The flavor combination is good though

 
Jun 28, 2008

THIS IS A GREAT CHEESE BALL! IF USING DRIED BEEF IN THE JAR, RINSE AND DRY THE BEEF BEFORE MIXING INTO CREAM CHEESE. THIS HELPS CUT DOWN THE SALT!! THE BEST!!

 
Dec 23, 2006

Great cheese ball recipe. I make something very similar to this but I omit the walnuts and add a tablespoon of worcestshire sauce. Someone else mentioned that this gives this a "zing" and I agree.

 
Dec 22, 2004

This is THE BEST cheese ball! I had this recipe when I lived in Pittsburgh Pa. years ago and lost it, And could not remember what was in it other than dried beef. Thank You!! Except I also put onion and garlic powder in it for taste.

 
Mar 12, 2006

This is very similar to the recipe a coworker shared with me. I made it for a group and it went over very well. I used 2 packages of cream cheese, 2 green onions and 1 jar of dried beef. I served it in a bowl nested inside a larger bowl to hold 2 types of crackers (round butter crackers & thin square wheat crackers). It was gone in no time at all. Probably should double this one! Yummy!!

 
Feb 21, 2008

I was super easy and tasted delicious. I did not add the pecans but did add 1 tablespoon of worcestershire sauce. I would definatly recommend it.

 
Feb 06, 2008

I don't change a thing! I make this at Christmas every year and my family loves it! I have a girlfriend that asks for it for a present! Its great! Thanks for sharing.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 172 mg
  • 7%

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

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