Texas Farmers Market April 3 2020

Lucinda's Basic Cheddar Cheese Ball


Courtesy of Lucinda Hutson

Note: If using fresh garlic or herbs, mince in food processor before adding other ingredients.

Super easy

Lucinda's Basic Cheddar Cheese Ball


For 1 Batch(es)


  • 16 ounces extra-sharp, yellow cheddar cheese, grated (or 8 oz. yellow cheddar and 8 oz. sharp, raw white cheddar)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 large bunch green onions, chopped, with some tops
  • 1 teaspoons crushed, dried cayenne
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried mustard
  • 1 pinches salt

Lucinda's Basic Cheddar Cheese Ball Directions

  1. In a food processor, mix together all ingredients. Add any extra ingredients in the cheese ball variation you have chosen.
  2. Turn out onto plastic wrap, form a loose ball and cover (or spoon into a serving crock). Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Roll into a ball or form into desired shape. Cover and chill overnight or for up to a week.

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