Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

There are so many cheese ball recipes and so many Mexican dip recipes, but I'd never seen a Mexican cheese ball, so I had to try it. DEEEElish! It's great served with tortilla chips or those extra big Scoops corn chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. NOTE: Toasting the pecans is reflected in the PREP time.
  2. Toast the pecans at 275 degrees for 20-30 min - do not burn. Stir together nuts with butter and salt and set aside to cool.
  3. In a food processor, blend remaining ingredients until thoroughly combined. Shape into a ball and roll in the cooled pecans.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Serve with the tortilla or corn chips.


Most Helpful

This was a great recipe for Holiday Appitizers. I have had to make it 5 times since Thanksgiving.

Cassie24 December 13, 2008

I took this cheeseball to work and it was devoured. Everyone loved it!!!! So simple and full of flavor. Thanks for a great appy!

cst1996 December 02, 2007

Not bad but not amazing either. If I made this again I would cut the recipe in half. I made it for a large party and while most of the other stuff on the table was gone, I still had about 3/4 of this cheese ball left.

Lt. Amy May 16, 2007

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