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Mom's Cheese Ball

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"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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1 h 10 m servings 103
Original recipe yields 28 servings (3.5 cups)


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  1. In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix cream cheese, blue cheese, black olives, butter and chives. Form into a ball shape.
  2. 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

Per Serving: 103 calories; 10 1.2 2.7 19 183 Full nutrition

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I have never rated a recipe until now. This is absolutely terrible. I guess I will keep searching for a 5 star cheeseball.

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!

We thought this was delicious! I rolled mine in crushed walnuts. I will be making this again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

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.

I made this for our tailgate party. It was a big hit! Easy to make and WONDERFUL to eat!!