Sign up for our recipe newsletters so you never miss a new recipe!
home > recipes > meals / dishes > appetizers & snacks > eggs and dairy > cheese appetizers > cheese balls

Party Cheese Balls

recipe at a glance
ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   10

recipe id: 1152
cook method: microwave

recipe tools

Photoadd photo
review it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest
save to yummly


8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
8 ounces processed cheese spread, (Cheese Whiz)
1/4 cup green onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon brandy
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, snipped
1 teaspoon paprika
6 drops hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped


Place cream cheese and cheddar cheese in a 2-qt microwaveable dish. Microwave on High for 30 seconds. Add cheese spread and microwave on High for 20 to 30 more seconds, or until cheeses begin to soften. Beat until smooth. Place onion, garlic and butter in small bowl. Microwave on High for 30 to 45 seconds, or until onion is tender. Combine with cheese mixture and Worcestershire sauce, brandy, parsley, paprika and red pepper sauce.

Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Shape into 48 balls. Roll in pecans. Place on a large tray covered with wax paper. Cheese balls should not touch each other. Freeze until firm. Can be frozen for up to a month in advance.

To Serve: remove 12 cheese balls from container and place in circle on serving plate. Microwave on 30% power (medium-low) for 45 seconds to 2 minutes, or until defrosted but still cool. Rotate plate 1/2 turn every 30 seconds. Let stand 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

added by



328 calories, 28 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, 10 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletters that feature hand-picked recipes

more recipes like party cheese balls

comments & reviews

Cheese Ball
View more cheese ball recipes
Cheese Appetizers
View more cheese appetizers recipes
Eggs And Dairy
View more eggs and dairy recipes
Appetizers & Snacks
View more appetizers & snacks recipes
New Years Appetizer
View more new years appetizer recipes
New Years
View more new years recipes
Recipe Newsletter
Subscribe to our free email newsletter to get our daily recipe picks, cooking tips, and more!

free recipe newsletter signup!