Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
I came up with this cheese ball when I combined two favorite recipes. Unlike some cheese spreads that can be somewhat bland, this has a little zest. I make it for occasions throughout the year. —Brenda Baughman, Mansfield, Ohio
Recommended: 20 Slider Recipes
MAKES:
20 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
20 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, celery, onion, garlic salt, seasoned salt and hot pepper sauce; beat until well blended. Shape into a ball; roll in sesame seeds. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 1 cheese ball (about 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Sesame Cheese Ball in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p30

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 83 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • Assorted crackers
  1. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, celery, onion, garlic salt, seasoned salt and hot pepper sauce; beat until well blended. Shape into a ball; roll in sesame seeds. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 1 cheese ball (about 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Sesame Cheese Ball in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p30

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forSesame Cheese Ball

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
Grammy B User ID: 5347028 38411
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2012

"I have been making this cheeseball for years. Sometimes I add a package of Knoor's vegetable soup mix. You may need to add some sour cream to make the consistancy right if you add the dry mix. I am making this recipe into individual cheeseballs about 1 inch in diameter for a Christmas party this year."

Loading Image