Enjoy a Decadent Snack with This 5-Ingredient Cheese Ball

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!

On the hunt for a new favorite recipe to add to your list of staples? The team at Centerville Pointe Apartments in Garland, Texas encourages you to try your hand at this delicious option.

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