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Ruth's Roquefort Cheese Ball


"A decadent cheese ball made with blue cheese, onion and spices. Adjust the amount of heat to suit your guests. This is perfect if you are a blue cheese lover!"
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10 m servings 207 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cheese ball)


  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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, mix together the cream cheese and blue cheese. Blend in the celery, onion, hot pepper sauce, and cayenne pepper. Chill overnight, or until firm.
  2. Roll the chilled cheese mixture into a ball, and coat with pecans. Wrap in waxed paper, and refrigerate until serving.

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I made this for the Super Bowl and it was a major hit. I made a variation that worked out well. I combined all of the ingredients except the hot sauce. Then I divided it into four and added a...

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Great Idea but needs more blue cheese flavor. I would probably double the blue cheese amount and then add additional spices. I expected it to have that blue cheese tang, which it didn't. The pec...

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I made this for the Super Bowl and it was a major hit. I made a variation that worked out well. I combined all of the ingredients except the hot sauce. Then I divided it into four and added a...

Since I didn't have any crackers handy, I decided to make a dip instead of a cheese ball. I used 6 oz. cream cheese and added a cup of sour cream. I also added a little extra of the celery and...

This is delicious. I wanted to make something interesting for Christmas and ended up making more for New Years. My children, who love blue cheese yet don't like onions, found it irresistable. ...

This was the second cheese ball I ever made and it was really good. I formed it into the shape of a baseball (for my son's birthday party) and used some pepperoni for the laces. I was a real "...

I thought this recipe was a little bland as written. I thought all of the flavors needed to be stronger. I could not taste the cayenne or hot sauce at all, so I increased to at least 1/4 tsp of...

I've made this twice in the last two weeks to rave reviews. I used 4 ounces of blue cheese (the Danish Rosenberg Mellow Blue kind)and I used red onion instead of cooking onion and added a few m...

I served this with fresh grapes and crackers. It was excellent and at the end of the evening there was nothing left. Since that evening friends have call to ask for the recipe. I would recomm...

Truly a very tasty blue cheesey appetizer. We love it.

Made this within 2hrs of needing to serve it. Put in the freezer to speed up firming process. The guests really liked it. Would use less onion next time and a dash more hot pepper. The minimal l...