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Use Reynolds KITCHENS® Quick Cut™ Plastic Wrap to shape your cheese ball into a football for a fun game day appetizer. Score the extra point by using slices of bell pepper or cheese to create the laces on top.

Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr
1 hr 15 mins
24 servings


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir cream cheese, Cheddar, pear, scallion white, salt, and pepper together in a medium bowl.

  • Coat a large piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray. Scoop the cheese mixture onto it. Using the plastic wrap to help you, form the cheese mixture into a ball, then completely wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 2 days.

  • Just before serving, combine pecans and the reserved scallion greens in a shallow dish. Roll the cheese ball in the mixture, pressing to adhere.

Reynolds KITCHENS(R) Tip:

Get creative with the shape of your cheese ball to customize your appetizer for any occasion or holiday. A cheese ball can easily become a football, heart, Easter egg, pumpkin, or any other creative shape you can dream up with the help of Reynolds KITCHENS(R) Quick Cut(TM) Plastic Wrap.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 1.7g; fat 5.8g; cholesterol 14.6mg; sodium 130.5mg. Full Nutrition