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Easy Homemade Cheese Ball

Recipe Name: 
Easy Homemade Cheese Ball

Cream cheese, extra sharp cheddar cheese, onion and beef combine to make this tasty homemade cheeseball


10 servings


8 ounces cream cheese
8 ounces extra sharp cheddar or colby cheese, grated
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 1/2-2 ounces thin-sliced smoked pressed beef*, finely chopped
2-3 tablespoons milk, if needed
chopped or broken walnuts, optional


1. Combine cheeses, onions, and beef in a mixing bowl and mix well. (I use my hands.) Add milk if desired to make cheeseball more easily spreadable.

2. Roll mixture into a ball; roll in chopped nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap and store in refrigerator until needed. Serve with crackers or pretzels.

Easy Homemade Cheeseball
Additional Notes: 

*For example, the "Carl Buddig" breand meats; or, shredded "dried beef" from a deli.

Preparation Time: 

15 minutes

Tammy's Review: 

This is a flavorful homemade cheeseball that's very easy to make! My mom has made this for years, and it's always a favorite at parties and gatherings. These cheeseballs taste wonderful and make great gifts for people. My rating: 10/10

Average vote based on 4 reviews.
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User Reviews
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I made this recipe quite a while back. It was a real hit! We enjoyed eating it plain.

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I made this to take to our women's Bible study, and it was really good!

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Easy and delicious!

Please see the recipe above for my complete review! Thanks! ~Tammy

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Easy Homemade Cheese Ball

Tammy's mom, Linda, made this for us as part of a wonderful lunch on the day we moved into our new house. It is wonderful. It's one of the best cheese balls I've ever had.