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    Dried Beef / Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    10 mins

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    History Teacher's Note:

    This is my most requested recipe. We have it at every family function, and it always goes fast. I often double the recipe, making one really large cheese ball. I got this from my mother, who got it from an old cookbook. It really is simple and delicious. You will never want to make another cheese ball. Enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    cheeseb ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dice the dried beef into small pieces. This is dependent upon how small you want your dried beef to be. I usually dice mine into 1/4" squares (approx.), but others like it more finely diced.
    2. 2
      Dice/mince the green onions.
    3. 3
      Add all of the ingredients to the softened cream cheese in a medium sized bowl. Stir. (I usually use my clean hands for this; a wooden spoon also works with a bit more effort). The ingredients should be consistent throughout the cheese ball.
    4. 4
      Wrap in plastic wrap. Store in the fridge for at least 6-8 hours. This is one of those recipes that is at its best after sitting overnight. This way, the flavors really blend.
    5. 5
      Serve with crackers. My family likes Wheat Thins, but it really goes with any type of cracker. Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 22, 2014

      15

      Very salty.. Did not care for this at all. Followed the recipe exactly. Very disappointed.

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    • on January 03, 2014

      I made this as described for New Years Eve this year and it was FANTASTIC!!!! (I did add Cheddar cheese around the ball to add to its' look). At the party, I literally put it down with Ritz crackers around it and came back 10 minutes later and it was almost completely GONE - no kidding- this is the fastest an appetizer of mine has gone... (Could have been people starving at that moment -but there really was a lot of food...????) - Anyways- really good- I recommend this" old standard with a small twist of mayo" (I used Hellmann's) for any party. THANKS!

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    • on April 22, 2009

      55

      This IS fantastic! The flavor is awesome and exactly what I was looking for! Made just as posted, except I put it into a container to use as dip instead of shaping it into a cheeseball. In order for it to be thinner like a dip, I added 1-2 Tbs. milk. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Dried Beef / Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

    Serving Size: 1 (30 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 84.2
     
    Calories from Fat 67
    80%
    Total Fat 7.5 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 4.3 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 25.1 mg
    8%
    Sodium 214.8 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.6 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

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