A cheese ball is an easy party appetizer made with cream cheese, cheddar cheese and pecans that is quick and perfect for any holiday party!
- 16 ounces cream cheese , softened but still slightly firm
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 8 ounces medium cheddar cheese , shredded
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- pepper , to taste
- 1 cup pecans , chopped small
To a large stand mixer add the cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, garlic powder and onion powder and black pepper until smooth, about 1-2 minutes.
Put mixture in the refrigerator for 1 hour to chill.
Lay a large plastic wrap square on your counter and put the mixture on it, then gather the sides and bunch them up to help shape the mixture into a ball.
Add the chopped pecans to a large bowl and roll the cheese ball into the chopped pecans then serve with crackers.
Recipe from dinnerthendessert.com