Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball Recipe

garlic and onion cheese ball recipe

I don’t know about you but I love a good Cheese ball. We have to have a cheese ball as an appetizer during the holidays. I mean… how can you cook a delicious meal if you don’t have a cheese ball to munch on. 😉

This is what I call the classic cheese ball. It has the delicious garlic and cheddar flavor with the hint of green onions in there. Boy it is good! Don’t buy a premade cheese ball, when they are so easy to make!

garlic onion cheese ball

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

Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball Recipe
  • 1 plain cream cheese softened (I often soften it in the microwave)
  • garlic salt (I just eye ball it) about ½ tablespoon
  • ½ bunch of green onions diced
  • handful of cheddar cheese shredded
  • finely chopped pecans for the outer coating
  1. Make sure you cream cheese is softened so you can stir it. if needed, soften it in the microwave.
  2. Mix in garlic salt, onions and cheddar cheese until combined.
  3. Place in the fridge and let cool until the cream cheese gets hard.
  4. Pour the pecans on a piece of saran wrap. Place the harden cheese on top.
  5. Roll the cream cheese into the shape of a ball and so the pecans cover the ball.
  6. Serve immediately or place in the fridge until ready to eat.
  7. Serve with your favorite crackers.


Have you made a cheese ball before? What is your favorite version?




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Rate this recipe: