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Cheese Ball Bites

Mini Cheese Balls are everything you love about an ordinary Cheese Ball, only personal sized! The zesty ranch cream cheese ball recipe smeared on a crunchy cracker is the best appetizer around.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: cheese ball
Servings: 16 cheese balls
Calories: 137kcal


  • 16 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 pkg ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup almonds chopped or crushed


  • In a stand mixer or using an electric hand mixer, mix together the cream cheese, ranch dressing mix and shredded cheese.
  • Once mixed, chill in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  • Place the chopped almonds in a bowl.
  • Spoon 2 tbsp worth of cheese ball mixture into the bowl of almonds. Cover the cheese ball mixture with the chopped almonds and then roll the cheese ball into a ball.
  • Set aside and repeat with remaining cheese ball mixture.
  • Store in the refrigerator and serve with crackers.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 416IU | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg