Snappy Cheese Balls

Snappy Cheese Balls
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You can’t call it a party if it does not have these snappy cheese balls. This vintage cheese ball recipe from the 1960s comprises a delicious combination of blue cheese, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise and all-time favorite nuts.

Serves 12 | Prep. time 15 min. | Chill time 30 min. | Cooking time 0


2 ounces blue cheese, at room temperature

½ pound cream cheese, at room temperature

½ cup mayonnaise

½ pound sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

½ teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon onion, grated

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, chopped Few drops Worcestershire sauce Crackers for serving


Combine the cheddar, mayonnaise, cream cheese, blue cheese, onion, paprika and half of the nuts in a medium-large bowl.

Form into a large cheese ball or two and roll it into the remaining nuts to coat evenly.

Refrigerate for 30 minutes and serve with crackers.





  2. Judith Harris

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