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Try these easy and elegant Savory Cheese Ball Bites for your next gathering!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :40 minutes
Total Time :45 minutes
Servings :12 (2 cheese balls each)
Calories :125
Course :Appetizer


  • 8 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 medium green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch black pepper


  • 2 tbsp chopped pecans
  • 1 ounce mini pretzels chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives minced


  • Into a medium bowl, add cream cheese, cheddar cheese, horseradish, Worcestershire, hot sauce, dried parsley, paprika, garlic powder and pepper.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat all of the ingredients together until completely combined.
  • Place bowl in refrigerator for 15 minutes to allow mixture to firm up.
  • Meanwhile, add toppings to shallow plates for rolling cheese balls.
  • Form mixture into 1-1/2 inch balls. Place onto parchment paper lined tray. Roll balls into toppings. Place the rolled balls back onto the parchment paper.
  • Place tray into the refrigerator for 15 minutes to allow cheese balls to firm up with toppings.

Chef Tips

Nutrition information is based on one cheese ball with pecan topping.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 2cheese ball bitesCalories: 125kcalCarbohydrates: 3.46gProtein: 3.94gFat: 10.88gSaturated Fat: 5.75gCholesterol: 30.68mgSodium: 164.12mgPotassium: 55.88mgFiber: 0.33gSugar: 0.99gVitamin A: 440.65IUVitamin C: 1.26mgCalcium: 88.48mgIron: 0.38mg

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