Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

My Aunt always made this recipe, her mother always made it. It is super easy and yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese or 2 (8 ounce) packages neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry ranch dressing mix (unsure of actual oz)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • black pepper


  1. Soften cream cheese, stir in ranch mix and cheese until all combined.
  2. Form into ball and roll in black pepper.
  3. Place in fridge and chill overnight for flavors to combine.
  4. Serve with crackers.
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A simple, yummy ranch ball you can make up in no time! I used 1/3 less fat cream cheese and the hidden valley ranch dip. Thanks JenJenMarie for posting this here! Made for PAC fall 2008.