Smoky Cheese Ball


This nut-coated cheese spread is easy to serve. Just set it on a tray with crackers and let the guests help themselves.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
3-1/2 cups


  • 2 8 ounce package cream cheese

  • 2 cup shredded smoked cheese (cheddar, Swiss, or Gouda)

  • ½ cup margarine or butter

  • 2 tablespoon milk

  • 2 teaspoon 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 (per serving)

74 Calories
7g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 56
Calories 74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Protein 2g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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