These easy Cheese Ball Recipes are perfect for easy appetizers. 35 recipes for cheese balls that you can enjoy for Game Day, holidays and much more.
Cheese Ball Recipes
There are so many options for cheese ball recipes. It is one of our absolute favorite appetizer recipes to make. It is simple to prepare ahead and ready to serve when needed.
The flavor combinations are endless and they all have simple instructions. If you want something sweet to serve, try these easy Cake Mix Cookie Recipes.
How to serve the cheese ball:
- Crackers. Serve an assortment of crackers so everyone can have a choice. Some ideas include wheat thins, grain crackers, Ritz crackers and more. Pita chips also taste great.
- Veggie sticks. Carrots, Celery and Bell Pepper sticks make great options.
We like to serve an assortment of crackers and vegetables with a cheeseball. This gives guest several choices and everyone can choose their favorite. The vegetables also provide a more healthy option if desired.
Wrap the cheeseball in plastic wrap. Store in the fridge until ready to serve. This can easily be prepared several days in advance.
Not only will this save time but it tastes better too. Making the cheeseball in advance will give the flavors time to blend. We prefer this because it tastes so much better when the total time it sits it extended.
You can actually freeze most cheeseballs. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and again with foil.
Freeze up to 3 to 4 weeks. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight when ready to serve. Then allow to come to room temperature before serving.
1. Pepperoni Cheese Balls
Enjoy all the flavor of pizza in this delicious Pepperoni Cheese Ball. It has finely chopped pepperoni, cream cheese and much more. The seasoning is perfect and so delicious.
2. Garlic and Onion Cheddar Cheese Ball
The garlic powder, sharp cheddar cheese, chopped pecans and green onion make this cheeseball incredibly flavorful. There is so much to love about this creamy appetizer and it’s perfect with crackers.
3. Fried Mac and Cheese Balls
If you are looking for something a little bit different than the classic cheese ball, try these Mac and Cheese Balls. They are fried to perfection and so cheesy. The cheese mixture is amazing and you can top with parsley.
4. Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
Shredded cheese, bacon and more delicious ingredients make this cheeseball outstanding. If you love bacon, this recipe will be a hit. The combination of ingredients is so delicious.
5. Christmas Tree Cheese Ball
Transform the classic cheeseball into a festive Christmas tree complete with a star and ornaments. It is so much fun to make and looks stunning. You can serve this for Christmas parties and it will make your table so festive.
6. Pineapple Pecan Cheese Ball
The sweet and savory combination of this cheeseball does not disappoint. Everyone will go crazy over this pineapple cheeseball. This is a favorite in our home and so amazing.
7. Mini-Cheese Ball Bites
These darling individual cheese ball bites are perfect for parties and gatherings. The assortment is nice and gives guest lots of options.
8. Dried Beef Cheese Ball
This is a classic cheeseball to serve at the holidays and so easy to make. The dried beef gives it the best flavor. It is so delicious you will want to serve it for every occasion during the year.
9. Cranberry Pecan Cheeseball
The delightful blend of cranberry and pecan is absolutely delicous in this festive recipe.
10. Turkey Cheese Ball
Kids and grownups will love this turkey cheeseball. Make this cheeseball recipe for Thanksgiving and be prepared for it to disappear.
11. Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball
If you love spinach artichoke dip, this cheeseball recipe is a must try. The wonderful flavor of spinach dip is packed into this cheeseball recipe.
12. Dill Pickle Cheese Ball
The tart flavor of dill pickles combined with ranch seasoning and more give this recipe superb flavor. It is so creamy and definitely a popular choice.
13. Caramel Apple Cheese Ball
Each bite of this Caramel Apple Cheese Ball is sweet and savory for a delicious appetizer. It is bursting with flavor.
14. Pimento Cheese Ball
Pimento Cheese is always a hit and this recipe turns it into a cheeseball! The rich cheese blend and seasoning combine for a tasty appetizer.
15. Pomegranate & Nut Cheese Ball
Pomegranate seeds add a burst of color and flavor to this cheeseball. It definitely takes it up a level.
16. Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball
Spice things up with this delicious cheese ball recipe. The flavor of jalapeno poppers is packed into each bite of this appetizer.
17. Taco Cheese Ball Recipe
From the Mexican cheese to the taco seasoning, this cheese blend is wonderful. It is the perfect party food and so delicious.
18. Cranberry Pistachio Cheeseball
The white cheddar cheese in this recipe pairs perfectly with cranberries and pistachios. It is so yummy and ideal for Christmas parties.
19. Smoked Cheese Balls
The smoked cheese flavor comes together for this fantastic cheese ball. The smoky flavor definitely elevates this recipe.
20. Cheese Ball Antipasto
This cheeseball is packed with antipasto ingredients. It is the perfect all in one appetizer to serve.
21. Greek Cheese Ball
From the cream cheese to the olives and feta cheese, this blend is something special. If you desire a cheeseball with different flavors, this is the one to try for a tasty appetizer.
22. Extra Melty Fried Cheese Ball
Each cheeseball is fried until golden brown and has the delicious cheese pull. It is the best comfort food.
23. Party Cheese Ball
We call this the Party Cheese Ball because it is a staple at most all parties. You can’t go wrong with this easy cheese ball recipe. It is always a hit and the prep time is minimum.
24. Crab Cheese Ball
There is the perfect amount of crab meat in this cheeseball. It blends with the cheese and other ingredients into the perfect appetizer for everyone.
25. Chipped Beef Cheese Ball
This simple Chipped Beef Cheese Ball is seasoned to perfection and so amazing with fresh ingredients and more. It is wonderful to enjoy year round for all celebrations.
There are so many delicious and easy cheeseball recipes to choose from. Which one will you make first?