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Blue Cheese Ball


"Only five ingredients combine to make an unforgettable classic cheese ball with the distinctive flavor of blue cheese. "
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8 h 10 m servings 207 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cheese ball)


  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 19.4 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 255 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, blue cheese, Cheddar cheese, onion and Worcestershire sauce. Transfer to a separate bowl that has been lined with plastic wrap. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next day, gather the cream cheese mixture into a ball. Spread the walnuts out on a dinner plate. Roll the cheese ball in nuts until coated. Refrigerate or serve immediately.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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My family loves this recipe. I have been making it for 10 years and my mother before me since before I was born. You have to love blue cheese and it definitly needs a night in the fridge to le...

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I make this same recipe, but instead of shredded cheddar, I use 7 oz of aged "Kaukauna" cheddar cheese spread or "Old English" cheese. It makes it fantastic! My entire family looks for it at e...

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My family loves this recipe. I have been making it for 10 years and my mother before me since before I was born. You have to love blue cheese and it definitly needs a night in the fridge to le...

This was a great base from which to start! I had feta cheese instead of blue cheese, so substituted that. I also added a dollop of sour cream and a few dashes of cayenne pepper to "hop" it up a ...

This is delicious. Second time I am making it. I did notice the one I froze crumbled when I went to roll it in the nuts so I think it is not a good one to make ahead and freeze. It is very ea...

This was a hit at my Christmas Party. I added some blue cheese that was pre-mixed with pear. Instead of raw onion I used red onion and sauteed it till soft, set it aside to cool and added it to ...

Very good. I find that adding a pressed clove of garlic pushes the taste up to 5 stars.

This cheeseball is delicious! I do omit the onions and use pecans in place of walnuts. With these minor modifications, it tastes EXACTLY like the one my late father used to make for Christmas Ev...

Delicious!!! Only thing I changed was to mix the walnuts in with the cheese, and I used Extra Sharp cheddar...Great recipe!

Made this over the holidays. My family thought it was excellent! I used pecans instead of walnuts and also mixed them in with the cheese ball instead of rolling them on the outside. Definately...

This has more character than and run of the mill recipe. Good with wine and better for refined palate.