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Sesame Cheese Ball

Sesame Cheese Ball
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD: 1 cheese ball (about 2-1/2 cups.


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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


Average Rating:
  • Grammy B
    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.

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