Sue's Cheeseball Recipe

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Sue's Cheeseball

Sue Glover

By
@WickerLuvr

I received this recipe from a very dear friend a few years before she passed away..I was never a cheeseball fan until she had me to try this one...I fell 'head over heels in love'..it is the ONLY cheeseball I eat. It is requested for all holiday/family functions...My D-I-L's mother even called me a few years back and ordered 12 of these if I was willing to make them for her and some of her friends!! AND since she stated they wanted small to medium sized balls, I was able to mix 4 recipes and got a total of 14 cheeseballs from it!! I kept 1 for myself and 1 for D-I-L's sister and sold them their 12 for a $100 profit and approx. 2-2 1/2 hrs work!!


**The original recipe called for this to be shaped into a ball and wrapped in foil. I personally did not like the messy look of that. Since I make these for holiday and family gatherings, and even as gifts I wanted them to be a pretty presentation..I have many clear cut-glass bowls in various sizes and shapes that I put this in then cover with the extra diced meat, cover w/ plastic wrap and chill..If I am gifting it , the bowl is part of the gift.


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Ingredients

3 pkg
(8 oz.each) cream cheese, room temp.
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
5-6
green onions, finely chopped
1 tsp
accent
3 pkg
(approx. 3 oz. each)chipped beef, finely diced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Reserve approx. 1 package of diced meat for garnish.
2
Thoroughly mix all the other ingredients.
3
When thoroughly mixed place in a pretty bowl or shape into a ball. Depending on size you want, you can get 2 to 3 cheeseballs from one recipes.
4
Cover top with the reserved meat and then cover with plastic wrap.
5
Refrigerate until well chilled, over night is best, so the flavors all have time to blend.
6
Serve with a variety of crackers.
***My favorites are: Ritz, Club, and Townhouse..I personally do not care for the flavored crackers with this cheeseball..But you might like them very well..
7
**I like using the chipped ham luncheon meat also to make this recipe..these pkgs. of meat are the ones that usually hang in the lunch meat section of grocers' cooler dept...in my local Save-A-Lot they cost about $.45/pkg.
8
**This meat dices much easier when frozen, if you are dicing by hand as I do.
9
**I will be experimenting with my new food processor for doing all the chopping and dicing..should make this a very quick and easy recipe!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Hashtag: #Cheeseball