Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is the bread and butter work horse cheese ball of any party. I have no idea how large the actual jar of dried beef is, since I have never looked. It is just your standard size jar of Hormel Dried Beef.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Form into a ball or leave in the bowl.
  3. Serve with crackers.


Most Helpful

I used 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese and 4.5 ounces (the size of a package of dried beef) and also didn't salt it. My and my daughters' friends loved this. I served it with whole wheat sociable crackers. Will def. be making this time and time again! Thanks for posting GotBoxer?!

fishywitch September 25, 2008

Everybody raves about this stuff! My recipe is a little different. I use 3 8-oz pkgs cream cheese and it is still quite salty, and cover the outside with chopped pecans. Served with Ritz crackers it is to die for! I made this about two months ago and discovered that dried beef at my grocer is now sold in a sealed envelope, like tuna.

hlightfoot July 23, 2008

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