Garlic onion cheese ball is a delicious and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack. Try this for Game Day, holidays and more.

Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

Garlic onion cheese ball

I don’t know about you but I love a good Cheese ball recipe. We have to have a cheese ball as an appetizer during the holidays and this delicious garlic cheese ball recipe is amazing.

I mean… how can you cook a delicious meal during the holidays if you don’t have a cheese ball to munch on? 😉 This simple 5 ingredient garlic cheese ball will be your new family tradition.

This is what I call the classic cheese ball recipe. It has the delicious garlic and cheddar flavor with the hint of green onions in there. Boy it is good!

Don’t waste your money and  buy a premade cheese ball, when they are so easy to make! I think you will be shocked how simple and delicious this garlic cheese ball recipe is to make at home!

Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

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Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.
Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

Garlic onion cheese ball ingredients:

  • Cream Cheese
  • Garlic Salt
  • Green Onions
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Chopped Pecans
Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

How to make garlic onion cheese ball:

Make sure you cream cheese is softened so you can stir it. If needed, soften it in the microwave.

Mix in garlic salt, onions and cheddar cheese until combined.

Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

Place in the fridge and let cool until the cream cheese gets hard.

Pour the pecans on a piece of saran wrap. Place the harden cheese on top.

Roll the cream cheese into the shape of a ball and so the pecans cover the ball.

Serve immediately or place in the fridge until ready to eat.

Serve with your favorite crackers.

Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

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The cream cheese mixture has lots of garlic and onion for a delicious cheese ball recipe. It is one of our favorite holiday appetizer recipes to try.

Once you make this classic cheese ball recipe, the garlic powder and cheddar cheese will be a hit for sure. Once you roll it into the pecans, it looks so festive.

You can make this into lots of shapes. It is fun to make into the shape of a football for Game Day or even mini cheese ball bites for parties.

Give it a try! The recipe is so easy!

Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.
Garlic onion cheese ball is a tasty and classic cheese ball recipe. Tons of garlic and cheddar flavor make this the best appetizer or snack.

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Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball Recipe

5 from 6 votes
The best appetizer for the holidays: Try this simple Garlic cheese ball recipe. This entire family will love this Garlic and onion Cheese ball recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 16
Cuisine American
Course Appetizer
Calories 65
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 3 Green Onion Stalks Diced
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 1/8 cup Chopped Pecans

Instructions

  • Make sure you cream cheese is softened so you can stir it. If needed, soften it in the microwave.
  • Mix in garlic salt, onions and cheddar cheese until combined.
  • Place in the fridge and let cool until the cream cheese gets hard.
  • Pour the pecans on a piece of saran wrap. Place the harden cheese on top.
  • Roll the cream cheese into the shape of a ball and roll it into the pecans to cover the ball.
  • Serve immediately or place in the fridge for an hour until ready to eat.
  • Serve with your favorite crackers.

Recipe Notes

This simple 5 ingredient garlic cheese ball will be your new family tradition.

Nutrition Facts

Serving 16g, Calories 65kcal, Carbohydrates 1g, Protein 1g, Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 16mg, Sodium 52mg, Potassium 35mg, Vitamin A 230IU, Vitamin C 0.6mg, Calcium 25mg, Iron 0.1mg

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This Garlic and Onion Cheddar cheese ball recipe will be the talk of your next family gathering.  I promise!

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