I grew up eating this on special occasions. We ate it with either buttery, round crackers or stuffed in celery sticks. It is very rich tasting. Try different types of nuts for the coating.

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Ingredients

28
Original recipe yields 28 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix cream cheese, blue cheese, black olives, butter and chives. Form into a ball shape.

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  • On a piece of plastic wrap large enough to wrap the ball, pour the chopped pecans. Roll the ball in the pecans to cover. Wrap with the plastic. Chill in the refrigerator at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

102.6 calories; protein 2.7g 6% DV; carbohydrates 1.2g; fat 10g 15% DV; cholesterol 19.2mg 6% DV; sodium 183.2mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
03/11/2003
Made this for an appetizer/snack on Christmas day. Really great flavor. I made it into two smaller cheese balls and it was a big hit. YUM! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
02/21/2005
I have never rated a recipe until now. This is absolutely terrible. I guess I will keep searching for a 5 star cheeseball. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 4
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Rating: 1 stars
02/20/2005
I have never rated a recipe until now. This is absolutely terrible. I guess I will keep searching for a 5 star cheeseball. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/11/2003
Made this for an appetizer/snack on Christmas day. Really great flavor. I made it into two smaller cheese balls and it was a big hit. YUM! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2009
We made this for our work Christmas party but we used chopped green olives stuffed with jalapenos it was a little salty but the added spice from the peppers was great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/13/2003
I made this for our tailgate party. It was a big hit! Easy to make and WONDERFUL to eat!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/26/2016
We thought this was delicious! I rolled mine in crushed walnuts. I will be making this again YUM! Thanks for sharing.:) Read More