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5 from 3 votes

Onion Cheese Ball Recipe

Create this delicious Onion Cheese Ball Recipe to serve at your next sport viewing party. Make it look like a basketball to stay on theme.
Prep Time10 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese ball, cheeseball, onion cheeseball, basketball cheeseball
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 23kcal
Author: Lindsay


  • 2 8 oz. Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 jar Old English Cheese Spread
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 4 green onion sprigs
  • sliced almonds


  • Combine everything except the almonds and form into a ball.
  • Lay out some cling film and spread the almonds on it. Roll the cheese ball so that the outside is coated in the almonds.
  • If you want it to look like a basketball, cut the green onion stalks and create strips, add them to the outer edges to create the lines like on a basketball.
  • Wrap in the cling film and allow it to set in the fridge for an hour.
  • Serve alongside your favorite crackers and vegetables.


Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg