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Cheese Ball Recipes make the best party or holiday appetizer. Cream cheese mixed with bacon, nuts, seasoning and more makes a crowd pleasing dip.

Cheese Ball Recipes make the best party or holiday appetizer. Cream cheese mixed with bacon, nuts, seasoning and more makes a crowd pleasing dip. This classic holiday appetizer can be made in a variety of ways and then served with your favorite crackers. #eatingonadime #cheeseballrecipes #cheeseball
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Everyone gathers at my house for the holidays. I always make a cheese ball for an easy appetizer as we are finishing up our holiday dinner. This classic holiday appetizer can be made in a variety of ways and then served with your favorite crackers.

If you are looking for an easy Holiday Appetizer Recipes, make a easy cheese ball recipe. You may also love these easy appetizers – Best Mexican White Cheese Dip Recipe or Jalapeno Popper Dip.

Recipes for Cheese Balls:

These 25 Classic Cheese Ball Recipe can be made in a variety of ways. We have mixed with simple seasoning with teaspoon garlic powder, ranch seasoning, and chopped green onion.

Add a side of wheat thins, celery sticks, pretzel sticks, and carrots to serve with this easy recipe.

Easy Cheese Ball Recipes:

Serve this cheese ball for an easy appetizer for your next game day party. Roll the cheese mixture in chopped pecans and serve with pita chips. We have even added in Worcestershire Sauce for added flavor.

Your guest will be impressed with the creamy texture and how flavorful the cheese ball is.

1. Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball

You only need 5 ingredients to make this cheese ball recipe.

Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball
This simple 5 ingredient garlic cheese ball will be your new family tradition.
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2. Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Simple ingredients make this easy cheese ball recipe. Serve with your favorite crackers for a delicious, crowd pleasing cheese ball recipe.

Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
With only a few simple ingredients, you can make a really easy cheese ball.
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3. Pepperoni Cheese Ball

This cheese ball makes the perfect party appetizer.

Pepperoni Cheese Ball
Instead of rolling it in nuts, I rolled it in crushed Ritz crackers mixed in with Parmesan cheese…. YUM!
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4. Football Cheese Ball

Make this cheese ball for your next game day appetizer.

Football Cheese Ball
It is loaded with flavors and simple ingredients.
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5. Christmas Tree Cheese Ball

Impress your guest this holiday and make this Christmas Tree Cheese Ball. You may also love this Christmas Cheese Ball.

Christmas Tree Cheese Ball
For best results, make sure you have set out your cream cheese for about 30 minutes before mixing. This helps to cream to make a creamy texture and makes it more manageable.
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6. Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball

This cheese ball is the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball
This Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball is a simple, savory appetizer with a slight hint of pineapple sweetness.
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7. Mini-Cheese Ball Bites

Make these mini cheese balls to easily serve to a crowd.

Mini-Cheese Ball Bites
Made with cream cheese, seasonings, nuts, bacon and often dried fruit, these delectable little bites are a surefire crowd-pleaser!
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8. Dried Beef Cheese Ball

Add in shredded cheddar cheese to make this cheese ball recipe.

Dried Beef Cheese Ball
This easy and nostalgic recipe takes just 10 minutes to make and is the perfect blend of creamy and salty.
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9. Smoked Cheese Ball

You will love the smoked flavor of this cheese ball flavor.

Smoked Cheese Ball
This simple to prepare Smoked Cheese Ball made with gouda, cream cheese, and covered in crushed pecans is a delicious spread.
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10. Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball

This cranberry pecan cheeseball comes together in less than 20 minutes.

Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball
This tasty crowd-pleasing cheese ball comes together in under 20 minutes, is self-serve, and doesn’t require anything fancy.
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11. Snowman Cheese Ball

This would be perfect to make for the holidays.

Snowman Cheese Ball
No corncob pipe or coal required for this adorable Snowman Cheese Ball trio, but you will need a baby carrot, fresh chives and slivered almonds.
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12. Greek Cheese Ball

I love serving this cheese ball with fresh vegetables.

Greek Cheese Ball
Cream cheese, kalamata olives, feta cheese, along with all the seasonings make this a great party and holiday appetizer.
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13. Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball

This cheese ball is similar to spinach artichoke dip. If you love this classic dip, then you need to make this cheese ball.

Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball
This creamy cheese ball recipe also takes a cue from artichoke dip, so it's like enjoying two favorite party appetizers at once.
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14. Turkey Cheese Ball

This cheese ball is topped with chocolate chips and more for a sweet cheese ball.

Turkey Cheese Ball
Made with a sweet cream cheese base and decorated to the nines to look like an adorable little turkey bird, this is a favorite recipe your friends and family will want for years to come.
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15. Port Wine Cheese Ball

This cheese ball combines simple ingredients.

Port Wine Cheese Ball
Blending cheddar, cream cheese, and an intense port wine reduction yields the most flavorful port wine cheese ball that won’t weep even after several days in the fridge.
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16. Caramel Apple Cheese Ball

Serve this cheese ball with a drizzle of caramel sauce for amazing flavor.

Caramel Apple Cheese Ball
Simply mix cream cheese, sharp cheddar, green apple, nutmeg, and caramel, then serve with crackers.
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17. Dill Pickle Cheese Ball

This cheese ball are made with the delicious flavor of dill pickle.

Dill Pickle Cheese Ball
Made from softened cream cheese and chopped dill pickles, this cheese ball tastes almost exactly like dill pickle chip dip.
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18. Cheese Ball Antipasto

This cheese ball recipe is loaded with delicious ingredients. Make sure wrap with a piece of plastic wrap and store in the fridge.

Cheese Ball Antipasto
This cheese ball antipasto has a smorgasbord of ingredients such as sun-dried tomatoes, salami pieces, chives, and red bell pepper, all rolled up with cream cheese.
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19. Blue Cheese Cheese Ball

This cream cheese ball makes the perfect appetizer or party food.

Blue Cheese Cheese Ball
Cream cheese, sharp cheddar cheese, and blue cheese are blended together with chopped celery and pecans for a delightful crunchy contrast.
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20. Pimento Cheese Ball

This cheese ball is loaded with flavor and made with cream cheese, green onions and simple ingredients.

Pimento Cheese Ball
Pimento cheese is a blend of cheddar cheese, pimento peppers, mayo, and cream cheese. The ball is then finished by rolling it in chopped nuts and parsley.
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21. Ham-Cheddar Cheese Ball

Rolling the cheese ball in the nuts and shaping it makes for the perfect appetizer.

Ham-Cheddar Cheese Ball
With the classic combo of ham and cheese, this spread is a year-round favorite at our house.
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22. Walnut Pomegranate Cheese Ball

This cheese ball ingredients is packed with flavor.

Walnut Pomegranate Cheese Ball
This delicious cheese ball is packed with nuts and herbs.
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23. Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball

After storing this cheese ball in the fridge, it is ready to serve and loaded with flavor.

Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball
This Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball Recipe is full of all of your favorite jalapeno popper flavors like crisp smoked bacon, spicy minced jalapeno, sharp cheddar, and smooth cream cheese.
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24. Pumpkin Cheese Ball

This Pumpkin Cheese Ball is made with sharp cheddar cheese for a eye pleasing dip.

Pumpkin Cheese Ball
An easy yet delicious cheese ball mixture shaped like a pumpkin and coated with cheddar cheese – the perfect snack for Halloween or Thanksgiving!
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25. Turkey Cheese Ball

Make sure your cream cheese is at room temperature before combining the ingredients. This helps for a creamy texture.

Turkey Cheese ball
If you are looking for the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer, make this Turkey Cheese Ball. It is fun and festive and easy to make.
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  1. This is a great lineup! I do love a good cheeseball. Thanks so much for including my port wine cheese ball here. I appreciate it and hope your readers will give it a try and enjoy it!