Festive Cheese Ball Recipe Video

Whats the one appetizer that everyone goes for when they come to a party? The Cheese Ball! This is a super simply recipe for one that is a real crowd-pleaser. Our creamy, cheesy Festive Cheese Ball is full of flavor and so easy to make. It will be the hit of your next get-together! The nice thing about this recipe is that you can make it a day in advance and do not have to be rushed when your guests come. You just have to pull out the cheese ball and everybody loves it!


Preparation Time2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings15
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy, ,


 Cream cheese16 Ounce, softened
 Shredded cheddar cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Onion1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Pimiento1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Green pepper1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
 Worcestershire sauce2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (pecan,walnuts or almonds)
 Crackers1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Bell peppers1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut in strips (green and red peppers)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 195 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.4 mg

Sodium 236 mg9.8%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.48 g1.9%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 9.5%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

Plastice wrap


1. In a bowl, place together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, pimento, green pepper, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper and salt.
2. Stir the cheese mixture to combine well together.
3. Place the cheese mixture on plastic wrap and shape into a ball.
3. Refrigerate the cheese ball for 1 to 2 hours or until chill thoroughly.

4. After 2 hours, unwrap the cheese ball from plastic wrap and roll in chopped walnuts or mixed nuts, pressing lightly to coat evenly.

5. Serve with assorted crackers or strips of red and green peppers, as desired.