What more could your guests want than a rich and delicious cheese ball? Read on for nine different ways to make this homestyle treat!
No. 1: Cheese Ball Football
This creamy cheese ball is shaped like a football and uses American cheese strips to mimic "stripes" and "laces."
For an option this is a bit more sophisticated than the typical cheese ball, try this spinach and artichoke recipe!
No. 3: Everything Bagel Cheese Ball
With poppy and sesame seeds, garlic, onion and cream cheese, this cheese ball tastes like you just picked up a bagel and schmear at the corner deli, yum! We wonder – is this an appropriate breakfast substitution?
No. 4: Honey-Dijon Cheese Ball
For a sweet and salty option, try this honey-dijon cheese ball, which is coated with crushed pretzels!
To start with, we have an elevated cheese ball with an elegant presentation that would make it a great appetizer to bring to a potluck. The earthiness of goat cheese is balanced with the freshness of sour cream, dill and chives.
No. 6: Cannoli Cheese Ball
For dessert, we have a rich, creamy cannoli cheese ball for you! Yup, you heard that right – a cheese ball that has all the flavors of a cannoli, served with vanilla cookies and graham crackers for dipping.
No. 7: Buffalo Cheese Ball
A buffalo-wing-style cheese ball? Yes, please! This recipe combines cream cheese, sour cream, blue cheese, pretzels, cheddar, hot sauce and minced veggies for a creamy, tangy, spicy flavor explosion. Serve with carrots and celery sticks. Yum!
This cheese ball was presented in the shape of a cheese ball for football season, but you can shape it any way you like for a year-round treat. The tangy ranch flavor pairs perfectly with a salty bacon crust – can we eat this right now?
No. 9: Mom's Nut and Cheddar Ball
This sweet, savory and spicy cheese ball is Rachael’s mom’s recipe, and a family classic. It combines the sharp flavor of cheddar with tangy cream cheese, spicy chutney and ginger, and the richness of macadamia nuts.
This cheese ball is a creamy blend of all your favorite Mexican flavors, with pepper jack cheese, salsa, cilantro and lime blended with cream cheese for creaminess and finished with a crispy tortilla chip crust.
Which of these cheese balls are you excited to try first?