Holiday Cheese Ball

Holiday Cheese Ball

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"This is a cheese ball that is great for an appetizer at a party. You can dress is up with nuts on the outside or a little extra hot pepper sauce for that extra zing!!"
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10 m servings 112 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

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. Combine cream cheese, beef, onions and pepper sauce with hands or an electric mixer. Shape into a ball. Chill at least 1 hour before serving with crackers.



This is a great appetizer and so easy to make. I made a couple of adjustments. I added garlic, onion powder and green olives w/pimentos. I took this to our xmas party & it was gone in no time...

This is very similar to my mother in law's recipe, although she uses worchestershire instead of hot sauce. It's soooo good! I usually have to make two at parties because it goes so fast.

I make this with dried beef (that comes in a jar) and it is great.Very low priced cheese ball yet loaded with flavor and super easy.I mix with a fork rather than a mixer.If concerned about salt,...

I Love this recipe The first time I have ever made a cheese ball It was Great 2 friends ask for it I did rinse chip beef that might be why some of others didn't turn out

A classic...I make it wih ham, so good. We've been eating this for years, but I've never tried it with beef. Try ham, it's great!

been making this for years...add more hot sauce to it...spice it up,if not I don't think you get much flavor from it.

Just what I was looking for. Added a little worstershire sauce.

My niece turned me on to this cheese ball and I've been making it ever since. She makes it using Buddig pastrami chopped finely and rolled in chopped pecans. It helps by coating the outside so...

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