Debbie J's Cheese Ball

Debbie J's Cheese Ball Recipe

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Rae Perkins


My dear friend, Debbie J., used to bring this cheese ball to office functions. She found another job a few years ago, so I had to start making my own! I think hers always tasted better - probably because I didn't have to do any of the work! LOL! But mine is pretty good too...

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20 Min


  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1
  • 4 - 6 Tbsp
  • ·
    pecans, optional
  • ·
    paprika, optional

How to Make Debbie J's Cheese Ball


  1. Dice onion into small pieces. NOTE: You may substitute 1 tbsp reconstituted or 1/2 - 3/4 tbsp onion powder if desired (or if that's all you have on hand)
  2. Combine cheddar cheese, cream cheese, garlic, and onion; mix well. NOTE: You may substitute 1/2 - 3/4 tbsp garlic powder if desired. (or if that's all you have on hand)
  3. Add mayonnaise a little at a time until the mixture is the desired consistency.
  4. Form into a ball.

    Optional: Roll in pecans and/or sprinkle with paprika.

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About Debbie J's Cheese Ball

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers, Spreads

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