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make ahead party appetizer Classic Cheeseball

Classic Cheese Ball

This Classic Cheese Ball recipe is an easy appetizer made from a blend of cream cheese, cheddar cheese, chopped pecans, and spices.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese ball recipe, pecan cheese ball
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 238kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese softened
  • 8 ounces Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Green onion finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Pecans roughly chopped


  • Place cream cheese, cheddar cheese, green onion, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, and salt in the bowl of your stand mixer and mix together until all ingredients are fully combined.
  • Scrape the mixture from the bowl and form into a ball.
  • Roll the ball in the chopped pecans until it is fully covered.
  • Wrap the cheese ball in plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to chill for 1 hour.
  • Serve with vegetables and crackers.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 537IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 1mg