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Classic Onion Cheeseball

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
These cheeseball has a nice onion flavor and is covered beautifully in sliced almonds.
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  • 16 oz Cream Cheese softened
  • cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 2 Green Onions sliced
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 cup Sliced Almonds


  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together all ingredients except for the sliced almonds until well combined. Form roughly into a ball shape.
  • Place a piece of plastic wrap on the counter. Pour ⅓ of the almonds onto the middle of the plastic wrap. 
  • Dump out the cheeseball onto the pile of almonds.
  • Pour another ⅓ of almonds on top of the cheeseball, and spread the remaining ⅓ onto the sides of the cheeseball. 
  • Wrap up the cheeseball with the plastic wrap and help make it into a ball shape.
  • Chill for 2 hours before serving.