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Li'l Smoky Cheese Ball


This recipe for a li'l smoky cheese ball is from "I Like You," by Amy Sedaris.

  • Yield: Makes one cheese ball


  • 2 cups shredded smoked Gouda cheese, room temperature
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons steak sauce
  • 1 cup toasted chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Crackers, for serving


  1. Place Gouda, cream cheese, butter, milk, and steak sauce in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment; mix until well combined. Transfer mixture to refrigerator; let chill overnight. Roll cheese mixture into a ball. Place nuts in a shallow dish. Roll cheese ball in nuts to fully coat. Serve with crackers.

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  • kayla73
    26 NOV, 2008
    I love this, very easy to make and tastes great!