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Pizza Cheese Ball

pizza cheese ball Appetizer
Pizza Cheese Ball
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 32

Enjoy crackers with this cheese ball for a tasty appetizer.

Updated October 16, 2012

Ingredients

  • 2
    packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2
    cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  • 1/2
    cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, drained
  • 1/2
    cup chopped pitted ripe olives
  • 2
    oz thinly sliced pepperoni, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1
    small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1
    teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2
    teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3
    cup chopped chives
  • Assorted crackers, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix cheeses with spoon until smooth. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes, olives, pepperoni, onion, oregano and pepper.
  • 2
    Shape mixture into a ball. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Roll ball in chopped chives. Serve with crackers.

  • Spoon cheese mixture onto sheet of waxed paper or plastic wrap, and use the paper to shape the mixture into a ball. This will keep your hands from becoming messy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
85
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
146mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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