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Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball is a spicy, savory pecan coated cheese ball that was born to party! An amazing recipe that can easily be made ahead of time.

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball is a crowd-pleasing appetizer that does not stick around for long. This spicy, savory pecan coated cheese ball was born to party! If you love chicken cheese balls for your parties, try our popular Creamy Chicken Curry Appetizer – it’s always a hit!

Buffalo sauce and ranch dressing mix so well together in this cream cheese and chicken breast cheese ball you may wonder why you didn’t put them together before. Add a coating of toasted pecans and you have a tasty appetizer ready in minutes. You can also make this a day or two ahead of time and store it tightly wrapped in the refrigerator. The flavor actually improves over time as the flavors have more time to blend.

Ingredients to make Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball is a spicy, savory pecan coated cheese ball that was born to party! An amazing recipe that can easily be made ahead of time.

This Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball was made with regular cream cheese, but it can be made with low-fat cream cheese with no loss of flavor!  If you like to walk on the flavor wild side, add more buffalo sauce to increase the heat!

What to serve with a cheese ball?

Serve with crackers, carrot and celery sticks, pretzel rods or crostini. Let the cheese ball sit out for 15 minutes before serving to soften.

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Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball is a spicy, savory pecan coated cheese ball that was born to party! An amazing recipe that can easily be made ahead of time.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 212kcal

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INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese and ranch seasoning mix until the seasoning is fully incorporated.
  • In a small bowl, combine the chicken and buffalo wing sauce. Add the chicken breast to the cream cheese and combine until chicken is evenly distributed.
  • Form the cream cheese and chicken mixture into a ball, wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.
  • Place the nuts in a shallow dish. Unwrap the cheese ball and place on top of the nuts to coat the bottom of the cheese ball. Using your hands, press the remaining nuts around the cheese ball until the cheese ball is completely coated.
  • Serve immediately or wrap tightly and refrigerate. If chilled, allow the cheese ball to soften slightly before serving with crackers, cocktail bread slices or your favorite veggies.

NOTES

Recipe is easily cut in half.

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 175
% Daily Value*
Fat 19.42g30%
Saturated Fat 9.13g57%
Cholesterol 58.06mg19%
Sodium 477.38mg21%
Potassium 130.09mg4%
Carbohydrates 4.2g1%
Fiber 0.47g2%
Sugar 1.65g2%
Protein 5.85g12%
Vitamin A 609.17IU12%
Vitamin C 0.15mg0%
Calcium 47.92mg5%
Iron 0.34mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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© Copyright Christine Mello for Must Love Home. We would love for you to share a link to this recipe but please do not copy/paste the recipe instructions to websites or social media. We are happy for you to share a photo with a link back to this website instead.

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Cheese Ball is a crowd-pleasing appetizer that does not stick around for long. This spicy, savory pecan coated cheese ball was born to party! An amazing recipe that can be made ahead of time, and will be the first thing gone at your party!

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