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Holiday Cheese Ball

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"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
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cheese ball)


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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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 112 calories; 10.3 1.2 3.9 37 210 Full nutrition

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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...

Such great flavor! I always add extra roast beef. I also add onion powder and celery salt which compliments it greatly! Never any left.