Dilly Cheese Ball

A beautiful cheese ball with pickles, perfect for Christmas or any potluck!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
1 cheese ball


  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature

  • ½ cup diced dill pickles

  • 2 green onions, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup finely chopped parsley

  • 4 sprigs fresh parsley, or to taste


  1. Mix Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, dill pickles, green onions, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard together in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

  2. Mix pecans and parsley together in a shallow bowl. Shape cream cheese mixture into a ball and roll in pecans and parsley. Arrange parsley sprigs around the cheese ball.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
28g Fat
4g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 467mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 25mg 123%
Calcium 304mg 23%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 214mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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