Whatever kind of party or gathering you happen to have in mind, one thing is certain, and that’s any cheese ball recipes you make will disappear in record time! That’s right, cheese balls are a real favorite at just about any get-together and you can have such fun making them with all kinds of add-ins as well as herb or nut coatings and other ingredients to make your cheese ball simply irresistible. Choose from cheddar or any other type of cheese you love, adding in chilies for spice, garlic for flavor or all kinds of other ingredients to make your cheese ball and crackers stand out and grab attention for all the right reasons.
Easy Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
We all need easy appetizer recipes that we can have on the ready for the next party. This bacon ranch cheeseball has crispy bacon and green onion to make it especially festive for the holidays! It’s an easy recipe that you can use as a perfect appetizer for a cocktail party or potluck!
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Mini Cheese Balls 3 Ways
Mini cheese balls are mouthwatering morsels that are the perfect appetizer whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply craving a scrumptious snack! The great thing about the little cheese balls is that you can make them in a variety of flavors. This recipe has three different flavor combinations to get you started!
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Classic Cheese Ball
This cheese ball recipe is made with cream cheese, white cheddar cheese and spices, all blended together and rolled in chopped pecans. A classic appetizer that’s easy to make and always a hit at parties.
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Tricolor Cheese Ball Bites
These cute little cheese ball bites have the same great flavor as a regular sized cheese ball. However, they’re more elegant looking and you can roll them in a variety of toppings. Once you’ve tried these mini cheese balls, you won’t want to go back to the full sized ones!
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Plant-Based Cheese Ball
Creamy and loaded with flavor, this awesome Plant-Based Cheese Ball is easy to make, fun to decorate, and perfect for an appetizer or party snack. Highlight it on a snack board or just dig in with some crackers and enjoy!
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Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball
This salmon cheese ball is a blend of goat cheese, salmon, and cream cheese coated in everything bagel seasoning. It’s a simple make-ahead, no-cook appetizer that everyone enjoys and goes equally well with a cold lager as it does a chilled glass of sauvignon blanc!
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Cranberry Nut Cheese Ball
The tart, citrusy flavors make this Cranberry Nut Cheese Ball feel light, despite all the cheese involved – which includes cream cheese and tangy goat cheese. The goat cheese adds a lovely tang that plays up the fruity attributes. And roasted walnuts and pecans add a brilliant texture and a lovely presentation to the finished product.
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Bacon Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese Balls
These bacon sun-dried tomato cheese balls are made with tomatoes, garlic, cream cheese, and bacon. They’re a mouthwateringly delicious appetizer that will be a big hit at any party or gathering.
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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
This Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is great when you want cheesecake, but want it in an easily munchable form! It’s a quick dessert or fun snack to make for an event, or just to have at home.
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Ham and Pineapple Cheese Ball
A sweet and savory twist on the classic holiday appetizer, this Ham and Pineapple Cheese Ball is a perfect party snack to spread on crackers or veggies. You can also make this tasty appetizer recipe ahead of time and even use up your leftover holiday ham.
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Muddy Buddies Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
This Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is covered in Muddy Buddies for the ultimate party treat. Combine a sweet cream cheese spread with the classic Puppy Chow snack mix for one epic dessert dip that will have everyone double-dipping. It’s so easy to make with only 7 ingredients. You’ll be a star when you share this with family and friends.
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This pimento cheeseball is the perfect Southern appetizer. It combines two well-loved classics: cheese balls and pimento cheese. Try serving it at your next gathering. It’s sure to be a hit!
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Olive Stuffed Cheese Ball Bites
Easy recipe for mini cheese ball bites stuffed with olives and coated in Ritz cracker crumbs. They are the perfect appetizers for Christmas party, New Year’s party or any get together!
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Pepperoni Cheese Ball
Cheeseballs are such a great appetizer for parties. There is something about a creamy ball of cheese that draws people in. This pepperoni cheese ball is full of pizza flavor but in a fun, spreadable appetizer form. It’s sure to be a hit at your next party and would be great at a tailgate.
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Bacon Jalapeno Cheese Ball
The spicey, dynamic flavors in jalapeno poppers come together to make this bacon jalapeno cheese ball an irresistible appetizer. If you are looking for a fun new way to get the flavor of jalapeno poppers without the work, this recipe is for you. It is creamy, flavorful, and perfect with crackers.
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Green Chile Cheese Ball
This Green Chile Cheese Ball is easy to make and loaded with savory Southwestern flavor! This recipe combines three types of cheeses with diced green chiles and seasoned salt. A quick sprinkling of chopped cilantro adds the finishing touch. The process is so simple and the result is so good!
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Dill Pickle Cheese Ball
This Dill Pickle Cheese Ball Recipe is a fun way to serve pickle dip. Dill pickles and cream cheese shine in this easy appetizer that is great for parties, holidays or game day.
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Caramel Pecan Cheese Ball
Make this Caramel Pecan Cheesecake Dessert Cheese Ball for a super easy holiday treat. This sweet cheese ball is sure to be the hit of your next party. All the great flavors of a caramel pecan cheesecake in a sweet, simple, spreadable treat.
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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball
Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball is the best dessert cheese ball recipe to serve with graham crackers and cookies. It’s like eating chocolate chip cookie dough dip without the baking!
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Candy Bar Cheese Ball
If you want to bring a crowd pleasing treat, this Chocolate Candy Bar Cheese Ball is your answer. This sweet cheese ball combines cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, chocolate chips, and candy bars galore. Fill it with your favorite candy such as M & M’s, Snickers, Twix, Heath Bar, Milky Way, Kit Kat, Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, or anything your heart desires.
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Apricot Goat Cheese Bites
If you are looking for an easy, make-ahead appetizer, these Apricot and Goat Cheese Bites are perfect. This is a simple, elegant and delicious canape which is suitable for any party or ideal for the festive season. They taste fantastic and they are so easy to make.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.