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Smoky Cheese Ball

  • Makes: 56 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins


  • 2 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 2 cups shredded smoked cheese (cheddar, Swiss, or Gouda)
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons steak sauce
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted
  • Assorted crackers


  1. Combine cheeses and margarine or butter in a medium mixing bowl; bring to room temperature. Add milk and steak sauce; beat until fluffy. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
  2. Shape mixture into a ball. Roll in nuts. To travel to a picnic or pot-luck, cover and transport in an insulated cooler with ice packs. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts (Smoky Cheese Ball)

  • Per serving:
  • 74 kcal ,
  • 7 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat ,
  • 13 mg chol. ,
  • 72 mg sodium ,
  • 1 g carb. ,
  • 0 g fiber ,
  • 2 g pro.

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