Festive Cheese Ball

130 mins (prep 10, cooking 120)
14 ingredients
12 servings
Cheese is a wonderful and versatile party food. This cheese ball is loosely based on a recipe my mother always made to take to Christmas parties. It’s quite different from her actual dish, but equally tasty and very easy to bring together. Time includes the first refrigeration.

Categories:  food-gift , <-4-hours , appetizer , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (39.82 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 135.37 Calories from Fat 109.08
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.12g 223.83%
Saturated Fat 2.98g 178.72%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 9.92mg 39.69%
Sodium 102.37mg 51.19%
Total Carbohydrate 3.22g 12.86%
Dietary Fiber 1.22 g 58.79%
Sugars 0.64 g %
Protein 4.73g 113.41%
Vitamin A 939.45IU% Vitamin C 13.59mg%
Calcium 91.83mg% Iron 1.28mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
neufchatel cheese, blue cheese, ground cumin, stuffed green olives, sweet pickle relish