Bring Your Favorite Party Food Home with This Cheese Ball Recipe

You may be quarantined, but that does not mean that you have to miss out on your favorite party food: the cheese ball! This party staple is beloved for many reasons. First of all, it’s deliciously creamy and well-seasoned, without being too salty. Second, it serves as a filling appetizer, side dish, or snack. Finally, it’s an easy and budget-friendly option that only looks fancy. Have we convinced you to make your own cheese ball? Good! Here is one of our favorite recipes for a simple 5-Ingredient Cheese Ball.

5-Ingredient Cheese Ball


• 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
• 8 ounces sour cream
• 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
• ½ (8 ounces) envelope ranch dressing mix
• 1/2 cup chopped pecans


1. Mix cheddar cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, and ranch dressing mix.

2. Chill for 1 hour or until the cheese ball has set (is no longer soft and/or warm).

3. Roll the set cheese ball in chopped pecans, so that it has a pecan “crust.”

4. Serve chilled with Ritz crackers. Enjoy!

Shake up your household menu – and put your fully equipped kitchen to use – with this easy-to-follow recipe, courtesy of Firewheel Town Village Apartments in Garland, Texas.

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