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Easy Snowman Cheese Ball Recipe

This Snowman cheese ball recipe will make the holidays even more enjoyable! This delicious holiday appetizer recipe is an easy recipe that is festive and perfect for this time of the year!

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and of course, food! If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer that is festive and fun to make this holiday season, look no further than this cute little snowman cheese ball.

This year, ditch the boring old veggie tray and try something new with this easy snowman cheese ball recipe. Your guests will love its festive appearance and tasty flavor. Trust us, this cheese ball will be the hit of your party!

Whether you’re hosting on Christmas Eve or attending a holiday party, you’re going to need the perfect party appetizer.

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This cheeseball snowman is not only festive and cute, but it’s also delicious. It’s super simple to make. Just follow the step-by-step instructions below.

Cheeseball recipes make for great holiday appetizers!

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See Also: Delicious Holiday Appetizer Recipes | Christmas Cheese Ball Recipes | Christmas Finger Foods | Christmas Cocktail Recipes | Christmas Party Food Ideas

snowman cheese ball

How to Make Your Snowman Cheeseball 

Cheese Ball Ingredients

  • 2 8oz packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 envelope of dip mix – vegetable, italian, ranch seasoning, onion
  • 2 cups shredded cheese such as white cheddar cheese, monterey jack cheese, pepper jack cheese or mozzarella cheese
  • Items for garnish like black peppercorns, carrots or asparagus spears
  • Plastic Wrap
snowman cheese ball

Instructions

To get started on your easy cheese ball, soften two packages of cream cheese and add to a large mixing bowl.

Next, mix onion or packet of dry ranch mix.

snowman cheese ball

Finally, add in a cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.

Mix it all together.

Divide cheese mixture into different-size balls into 2 pieces of plastic wrap.

The smallest ball will become the head of snowman.

The larger ball will become the snowman’s base.

Transfer cheese mixtures to the refrigerator for a couple of hours to firm up and have the flavors meld together.

After they are done in the fridge, put about a cup of mozzarella cheese, white cheddar or a different cheese in a mixing bowl.

Unwrap each ball and roll them in the bowl with the cheese.

snowman cheese ball

Assemble the snowman shape on a small serving plate with the largest ball on the bottom of plate, followed by the smaller cheese ball.

snowman cheese ball

Make the snowman’s face by using whole cloves or whole peppercorns as the eyes and buttons, a small carrot nose and asparagus for the arms.

snowman cheese ball

Your delicious creation can be left out at room temperature for 2-3 hours.

Store any leftovers of this adorable snowman in an airtight container.

snowman cheese ball

Different Varieties of this Christmas Cheese Ball recipe

This homemade cheeseball is an easy Christmas appetizer recipe that can be made with a variety of flavors and simple ingredients. You can use:

  • A vegetable, onion, ranch or an Italian seasoning packet work, as well as everything bagel seasoning.
  • Use a different kinds of cheese like sharp cheddar, blue cheese, parmesan cheese or goat cheese
  • Stir pesto, dry bread crumbs or ground pecans into your cream cheese
  • Add in fresh herbs like chopped fresh parsley, green onions or rosemary
  • Make a cranberry cheese ball using fresh cranberries or a pomegranate cheese ball by mixing in pomegranate seeds
  • Shape your cheese ball into a pinecone , Christmas wreath or a Christmas Tree Shape

The best part is that you can try using other festive flavors you love!

snowman cheese ball

What to Serve with your Cheese Ball Recipe 

Your cheese ball recipe is sure to be a hit at your next holiday party! But what should you serve with it? Here are some suggestions to add to your serving platter:

  • vegetables like celery sticks, yellow peppers, red peppers or green pepper
  • crackers
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Bread sticks
  • pita chips or bagel chips
  • Cider Bread

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snowman cheese ball
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Snowman Christmas Cheese Ball recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours
This Snowman cheese ball recipe will make the holidays even more enjoyable! This delicious holiday appetizer recipe is an easy recipe that is festive and perfect for this time of the year!

Ingredients

  • 2 8oz packages of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 envelope of dip mix – vegetable, italian, ranch seasoning, onion
  • 2 cups shredded cheese such as white cheddar cheese, monterey jack cheese, pepper jack cheese or mozzarella cheese
  • Items for garnish like black peppercorns, carrots or asparagus spears
  • Plastic Wrap

Instructions

To get started on your easy cheese ball, soften two packages of cream cheese and add to a large mixing bowl.

Next, mix onion or packet of dry ranch mix.

Finally, add in a cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.

Mix it all together.

Divide cheese mixture into different-size balls into 2 pieces of plastic wrap.

The smallest ball will become the head of snowman.

The larger ball will become the snowman's base.

Transfer cheese mixtures to the refrigerator for a couple of hours to firm up and have the flavors meld together.

After they are done in the fridge, put about a cup of mozzarella cheese, white cheddar or a different cheese in a mixing bowl.

Unwrap each ball and roll them in the bowl with the cheese.

Assemble the snowman shape on a small serving plate with the largest ball on the bottom of plate, followed by the smaller cheese ball.

Make the snowman's face by using whole cloves or whole peppercorns as the eyes and buttons, a small carrot nose and asparagus for the arms.

Your delicious creation can be left out at room temperature for 2-3 hours.

Store any leftovers of this adorable snowman in an airtight container.

Notes

Different Varieties of this Christmas Cheese Ball recipe

This homemade cheeseball is an easy Christmas appetizer recipe that can be made with a variety of flavors and simple ingredients. You can use:

  • A vegetable, onion, ranch or an Italian seasoning packet work, as well as everything bagel seasoning.
  • Use a different kinds of cheese like sharp cheddar, blue cheese, parmesan cheese or goat cheese
  • Stir pesto, dry bread crumbs or ground pecans into your cream cheese
  • Add in fresh herbs like chopped fresh parsley, green onions or rosemary
  • Make a cranberry cheese ball using fresh cranberries or a pomegranate cheese ball by mixing in pomegranate seeds
  • Shape your cheese ball into a pinecone , Christmas wreath or a Christmas Tree Shape

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Vickie Couturier

Monday 11th of October 2021

that looks so good,,going to try it this year for the grandkids

Tony Platz

Friday 8th of October 2021

This is so cool I will have to make one for our party this year .

Addy Brown

Friday 1st of June 2018

This cheese ball is a hit every year! Everyone always gobbles this up. I put it on a platter and make a different "scene" every year. I have fun using various veggies decorations to make it more fun; green and red pepper slices for a scarf, celery and broccoli "trees" etc.

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Brianne

Wednesday 23rd of December 2015

So creative!!!! Love this

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