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20+ Festive Cheese Ball Recipes

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It’s time to bring back the cheese ball! Check out these fun cheese ball recipes with everything from classic cheddar to funfetti to an Olaf cheese ball! Thanks to for sponsoring this tasty post.

cheese ball recipes

I absolutely love a good cheese ball!  My go to cheese ball is just a classic cheddar rolled in nuts, but there are so many other fun options for cheese balls! The list below includes classic cheese balls, sweet cheese balls and even a few fun shaped cheese balls!   Make sure to check out my cheese ball recipe collection on for even more fun cheese ball recipes!

Check out 20+ Festive Cheese Ball Recipes

by Camille Gabel at

This is my favorite classic Easy Cheese Ball Recipe.

Cheese Ball Recipe with Bacon and Peppers from Menu of Musings is coated in bacon!

Bourbon Bacon Cheese Ball from Cheese and Champagne helps you add a little spirit to your appetizer plate.


Cheddar Jalapeno Cheese Ball from  I Want Crazy combines two of my favorite flavors – cheddar cheese and jalapeno.

Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball from Eating on a Dime is another great bacon cheese ball.

This Buffalo Chicken Cheese Ball from is perfect for watching some college football bowl games.

If you love garlic check out this Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball from Eating on a Dime.

Love everything bagels? Check out this Everything Cheese Ball from Fake Ginger.

Not exactly a ball, but this candy cane shaped Festive Cheese Spread from McCormick is adorable.

olaf cheese ball

Do you want to build a snowman? Check out this adorable sweet Olaf Cheese Ball from This Mama Loves!

Make your cheese ball in to a Holiday Tree-Shaped Cheese Ball like this one form Betty Crocker.

Pecan Caramel Cheese Ball from The Polohouse would make a fun dessert served with apple slices.

Mint Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball from Mom on Timeout reminds me of that famous cookie

Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball from Raining Hot Coupons is a pretty pink and a fun combination of flavors.

pina colada cheese ball

Warm up a cold night with this Pina Colada Cheese Ball from Home Cooking Memories.

I love this fun Pistachio Cheese Ball from Shugary Sweets.

If you like Buckeye Cookies, check out this Buckeye Cheese Ball from Sugar Bean Bakers.

Red Velvet Cheese Ball from SNAP! is a great way to make  red velvet dessert.

Celebrate the new year with this Funfetti Cake Cheese Ball from What’s Cooking, Love?

Caramel, chocolate and pecans = Turtle Cheese Ball from Shugary Sweets

Strawberry Graham Cheese Ball Bites from Five Heart Home are great for kids.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheese Ball from Raining Hot Coupons combines chocolate and peanut butter for a sweet appetizer.

Chipped Beef Cheese Ball from The Neighborhood Moms is great for the meat eaters at your party.

These Pine cone Cheese Balls from Chickabug are gorgeous!

Cranberry Pecan and White Cheddar Cheese Ball from Eat Drink Love is a gorgeous cranberry red.

I love how cute this Snowman Cheese Ball is from Crafts a la Mode.


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  • Brandie
    November 20, 2014

    I’m so obsessed with cheese balls…they are the best thing ever for parties! Thank you for not only including my Pina Colada Cheeseball, but for also sharing so many other great ones!

    • Camille
      November 21, 2014

      Thanks for such a yummy recipe, Brandie!