Easy Ranch Cheese Ball

Jeanne Benavidez


A delicious cheese ball. Serve with your favorite cracker. You can also substitute your favorite choice of shredded cheese.

This is an internet picture to show you what the end result should look like.

You can make one large cheese ball or 2 smaller cheese balls.

★★★★★ 3 votes
Makes about 3 cups of cheese spread.
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


(8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
1 pkg
dry, ranch dressing mix
2 1/2 c
shreeded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans


1In a medium bowl, mash and stir the softened cream cheese.
2Add the dressing mix and cheddar cheese and stir to combine well.
3Line a bowl with plastic wrap and pour cheese mixture into the bowl. Bring the plastic wrap up around the mixture and press to provide a round shape to the cheese ball.
4Refrigerate for 2 hours to firm.
5When ready to serve, remove from refigerater, remove plastic wrap and roll the cheese ball in the chopped nuts to cover.
6Place on your serving dish and surround with your favorite cracker variety.

About Easy Ranch Cheese Ball

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy