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big red cheese balls

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Robertson
Disputanta, VA

This is the first cheese ball I ever remember having, made by my older brother, Jimmy, back in the 70's when I was a teenager. I always like to get some of the outside when I spread it on my crackers!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For big red cheese balls

  • 16 oz
    cheddar cheese, finely shredded
  • 16 oz
    process cheese (velveeta), shredded
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make big red cheese balls

  • 1
    Take all cheeses out of fridge and let them soften some before you begin, makes it easier to mix.
  • 2
    Mix all ingredients with hands until well blended, except chili powder & paprika.
  • 3
    Form into 2 balls and refrigerate overnight.
  • 4
    Combine chili powder & paprika. Make sure the balls are smooth & as round as you can get them, then rub all over with chili powder mixture.
  • 5
    Keep refrigerated but take out an hour or so before serving to soften up a little. Spread on your favorite crackers.