Goblin Head Cheese Ball

Amy Herald


This is my adaption to the Paula Dean Goblin Head Cheese Ball. Its a great Halloween food for a party. I didn't care for Paula's cheese ball so I use my own recipe for that and it works just as well.

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20 Min
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any cheese ball recipe of your choosing
1 pkg
(8 oz.) cream cheese
black tortilla chips
small whole pepper such as jalapeno, pepperoncini, chili pepper, etc.
pimento stuffed olives
bell pepper cut into two thin strips and 6 small triangles
pitted green olives
handfull of shoe string (julienned) carrots
handful of shredded red cabbage
tooth pick
assorted crackers or raw vegetables


1Make a cheese ball according to your recipe and shape into a head. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
2Whip the softened cream cheese until smooth. Remove the chilled cheese ball from fridge. Spread evenly with whipped cream cheese.
3Press the two tortilla chips into the sides for ears.
4Skewer the pepper with a tooth pick then attach it to the center of the cheese ball for nose.
5Press the pimento stuffed olives into the head for eyes; use the two strips of bell pepper for eye brows.
6Take the bell pepper triangles and insert them into the pitted green olives, once the olives are assembled, press them into the bottom of the head for toes.
7Press the carrot shoe strings into the head to form teeth.
8Finally, press the cabbage into the top of the head to make hair.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American