Maureen's Festive Cheese Ball

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This was my mom's famous cheese ball, everyone always gives it compliments and asks for the recipie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine, cheeses, mayonnaise, worcestershire sauce, and salts. Blend until smooth. If too stiff add a bit more mayonaise. Add olives and shape into ball. Combine dried beef and fresh parsley and roll ball in the mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and chill. For a difference you can roll in crushed walnuts or pecans.
  2. Serve with crackers.
  3. Note - this is best with freshly grated cheese - not the package of pre-shredded stuff, the moisture content is needed.
Most Helpful

Made this to take to my parents house for Christmas day! I left out the beef and olives (DH does not like them) served with ritz. This was gone very quickly! Very delicious "grazing" food! Thanks for posting :)

~SarahBeth~ December 28, 2009

Hi Busymomof3, this was awesome! I made it about 2 weeks ago and I forgot to review it, please forgive me! The photo forum was what jogged my memory. We have been having a lot of celebrations here at the home. I used the sharp cheddar & onion and garlic powder, and instead of dried beef I used shrimp and some hot sauce. WOW!! Used triscuits and Japanese vegetable chips. It is a keeper. Thank you for posting, Manami :)

Manami December 20, 2009

Yummy dip that I served on Ritz crackers. I scaled the recipe down to about 1/2 cup and ate it all. Thanks for a delicious cheese ball! Made for the PRMR game.

Sharon123 December 20, 2009