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Martha's Cheddar Cheese Ball


Martha's cheddar cheese ball makes an ideal appetizer for any party.

  • Yield: Makes 1 cheese ball

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, September 2007


  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, room temperature
  • 2 packages cream cheese (8 ounces each), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • Crackers, for serving


  1. Place cheddar, cream cheese, butter, milk, and chutney 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 pecans in a shallow dish. Roll cheese ball in pecans to fully coat. Serve with crackers.

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