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
No-Cook or Other


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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

How to Make Goblin Head Cheese Ball


  • 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.

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About Goblin Head Cheese Ball

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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