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Devilish Cheese Ball

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"Every one loves this! Ham meat spread and olives really liven up the usual cheese ball ingredients. Serve with crackers."
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2 h 35 m servings 102
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cheese ball)


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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together deviled ham meat spread, cream cheese, creamy salad dressing, pecans, black olives, approximately 2 tablespoons reserved black olive liquid and black pepper. Form mixture into a ball. Chill in the refrigerator at least two hours.
  2. Remove ball from refrigerator. Allow to stand at room temperature approximately 25 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 102 calories; 9.9 2.2 1.5 18 147 Full nutrition

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I would suggest using less Miracle Whip, it was all I could taste (yuk!) and too runny to form a ball. However, I served it in a chip-n-dip bowl with crackers and who would have

I had to make this without the nuts (can't eat them). I did not use any miracle whip or liquid from the oilves. It came out as more of a spread; no way could I have shaped it into a ball. It ...

The best there is. I have made this for years, omitting the olives due to a personal dislike for them, and I roll it in paprika instead of nuts.

SPOOKY! What a devilish little dip! So creamy, so REFRESHING! A truly to die for dip!

Even after resting in the fridge this is pretty loose. The taste is good but it is too wet to form into a pretty ball. I added green onions because they just go with ham but I recommend cutting ...