ELLEN'S TANGY CHEESE BALL

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This cheese ball recipe came from some long-forgotten magazine and I have tweaked it to call my own. One of the best I've tried!
Photo by: Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
50 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 c
hellman's mayonnaise
1/2 c
milk
8 oz
chive cream cheese, softened
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded and set out at room temperature for 1 hour
1/2 to 3/4 c
toasted almonds, sliced or slivered
(cheddar cheese may be anything from mild to extra-sharp, depending on your taste.)

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, mix together the salad dressing mix, mayonnaise, milk, and cream cheese with an electric mixer.
2Add the cheddar cheese and mix well. Cover and freeze mixture for 30 minutes.
3Shape the cheese into a ball and roll in the toasted almonds. Serve with assorted crackers or chips.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Dips, Spreads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #creamy