Cheese Ball

Cheese Ball

Enjoy crackers with these cheese balls for a tasty appetizer.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

10:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese
3/4
cup crumbled blue, Gorgonzola or feta cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
cup chopped fresh parsley
Assorted crackers, if desired
  1. Place cheeses in medium bowl; let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes or until softened. Beat onion and Worcestershire sauce into cheeses with electric mixer on low speed until mixed. Beat on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes, scraping bowl frequently, until fluffy. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours until firm enough to shape into a ball.
  2. Shape cheese mixture into 1 large ball. Roll in parsley; place on serving plate. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Serve with crackers.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Lighter Cheese Ball:
For 3 grams of fat and 65 calories per serving, use fat-free cream cheese and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (2 Tablespoons)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.