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Recipe: Tasty Blue Cheeseball

Recipe: Tasty Blue Cheeseball.

Cream cheese, flavorful cheddar cheese, and blue cheese are mixed together to create a flavorful, hearty blue cheese ball that has a creamy texture with chopped celery and pecans for a nice crispy contrast.

Tasty Blue Cheeseball

This may seem like a silly question, but I'm really serious ... Does your family seem to have cheese at every family reunion you have? Because I've recently discovered that on both my husband's and my husband's side, there is literally no family get-together that isn't about cheese. (Sad faces of my lactose-intolerant family. Yes, we are such idiots.)

Today's recipe for blue cheese balls is a variation of the classic cheese ball recipe my family has made for years. It consists of cream cheese, flavorful cheddar cheese, and blue cheese mixed into a flavorful, hearty cheese ball with a creamy texture. You can also find finely diced celery inside and rolled in pecans, which adds flavor and a hint of crispness.

Tasty Blue Cheeseball

Making cheese balls is the easiest. Just mix your cheese and seasonings together, then use plastic wrap to keep your hands from falling apart, shape the cheese into a ball, and wrap it up to cover it. Put it in the refrigerator until you're ready for it. Just before serving, roll the cheese balls into the chopped pecans and parsley.

This cheese combo goes well with wine and is the perfect starter when you have guests for dinner or a party. For the best blue cheese flavor, I recommend making this at least the day before so the flavors really blend. It keeps well in the refrigerator for a few days.

You can cook Blue Cheeseball using 7 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Blue Cheeseball

  1. Prepare 2 (8 oz.) of Packages of Philadelphia Cream Cheese (room temp.).
  2. You need 1 (4 oz) package of Danish Blue Cheese Crumbles (60 days aged.).
  3. Prepare 6 medium to small pickled pepperoncini, minced.
  4. It's 1/3 cup of thin-sliced green onions or scallion.
  5. You need 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce.
  6. It's 1/2 teaspoon of Louisiana "Southern Sweet" Cayenne Sauce.
  7. Prepare 1 cup of toasted chopped walnuts.

Blue Cheeseball instructions

  1. Assemble Ingredients.
  2. Chop the scallions and pepperoncini.
  3. Toast the walnuts over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Combine all ingredients, except for the walnuts, and mix until homogeneous. Gather up the mixture with your hands and shape it into a ball. Roll to coat in the Walnuts.
  5. Cover with saran and refrigerate for at least 24 hours. It will get better with more time. Serve with Ritz Crackers.

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