Ham and Cheddar Cheese Ball

This Ham and Cheddar Cheese Ball couldn’t be any easier. Only 6 ingredients! Perfect for the Super Bowl! Ham and Cheese Football - only 6 ingredients. Great for the big football game. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comAs I was asking my husband his opinion on this cheese ball he said he rarely meets a cheese ball he doesn’t like. This one is so simple and good! That’s why I love it. I have a couple of cheese balls on this site. You could make a football out of any of them like this Hawaiian Cheese Ball or even this sweet Peanut Butter Cheese Ball. Ham and Cheese Football - only 6 ingredients. Great for the big football game. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comIf you’re not already planning your menu for the big game, you might want to check out all of the football food I have. It happens to be my favorite. It doesn’t have to be pretty, utensils are never required, and it’s dang good.

Ham and Cheese Football - only 6 ingredients. Great for the big football game. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

Ham and Cheese Football - only 6 ingredients. Great for the big football game. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com
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Ham and Cheddar Cheese Ball
Servings: 32 servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1/2 medium onion , cut into wedges
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 slice Swiss cheese
  • Assorted crackers
Instructions
  1. Place ham and onion in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add cheddar cheese; pulse until blended. Add cream cheese; process until smooth.
  2. Place mixture in plastic wrap and shape into a football; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Place pecans on a plate. Unwrap football and roll in nuts until covered. You can shape it more here too. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Cut cheese into strips; arrange over the top for laces. Serve with crackers.
Recipe Notes
Source: Taste of Home

 

Ham and Cheese Football - only 6 ingredients. Great for the big football game. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

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  1. Super cute idea for game day! I’m doing Peach Chicken Sliders!
    Kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

  2. Yum – thank you and have a great weekend

  3. what a funny shape…eating it will be very nice!! good weekend, see you soon! ๐Ÿ˜‰