Creamy, nutty, and just a little bit salty, these 4 Ingredient Cheese Balls are incredibly simple to throw together, perfect for elevating your next charcuterie night.
4 Ingredient Cheese Ball
With just 4 ingredients this easy cheese ball recipe comes together in no time flat. Pair them with your favorite crackers, vegetables, or sliced fruit, and your friends will rave about them.
My grandmother used to always make a large cheese ball for her holiday events and dinners. The flavorful cheese was so different, covered in tiny nut pieces. So, this appetizer has always had a special place in my heart.
Mini Cheese Balls
These miniature cheese balls are a big improvement over the larger cheese balls that I’ve made in the past. Everyone gets their own cheese ball, so there’s no need for knives or cutting.
And, if you’ve ever cringed at a pair of tiny hands double dipping into a communal appetizer, this solves that problem, too. Double dip away, my littles! It’s all yours, anyway.
Easy Cheese Ball Recipe
You’ll need the following ingredients to make this recipe:
- cheddar cheese, grated
- cream cheese, softened
- nuts, chopped
- garlic powder
Can You Freeze A Cheese Ball?
To make these bite size cheese balls, simply add the shredded cheddar and cream cheese in a bowl and mix until well blended. Then, add the nuts and garlic and mix again. Shape into bite-sized balls, and cover with more nuts.
These will keep well in the refrigerator for a day or two. But, you can also freeze these mini cheese balls to make them ahead of time. Simply thaw them in the fridge for a day before serving.
Cheddar Cheese Balls
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4 Ingredient Cheese Balls
- 1 lb mild or sharp cheddar cheese grated
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 1 cup nuts chopped
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- Combine the cheddar and cream cheese in a mixing bowl and mix until well blended. Add the nuts and garlic and mix. Shape into bite-sized balls.