Easy Santa Cheese Ball Recipe

Santa Cheese Ball

This fun Santa Cheese Ball is an adorable no bake fun food Christmas Party appetizer idea! Ranch and cheddar cheese ball recipe.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, christmas, holiday, santa
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Amy Locurto


  • 2 - 8 oz packages of cream cheese
  • 1 - 1 oz. package ranch dressing dip
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 package of whipped cream cheese
  • 1 Large Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • Carrot
  • grape tomato
  • olives
  • Round crackers
  • pretzels
  • Frosting Bag & Tip
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  • Make your cheeseball by mixing 2 packages of cream cheese with ranch dip, cheddar and pecans.
  • Shape into a circle face and place it on your party platter
  • Cut a large red bell pepper in half, clean it and add as Santa’s hat
  • Add grape tomatoes around the bottom of the face.
  • Add whipped cream cheese into a frosting bag
  • Pipe whipped cream cheese with a frosting tip to make the fuzz around Santa’s hat.
  • Pipe more cream cheese to make eye brows and a beard.
  • Slice a grape tomato in half for red cheeks.
  • Add a carrot for a nose, olives for eyes, pretzel for mouth.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Garnish with crackers and serve.


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Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 548mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 925IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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