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Cranberry Dill Cheese Ball

This Cranberry Dill Cheese Ball is the perfect appetizer for your Thanksgiving or Christmas party this year! The sweet and savory aspect makes it so addicting!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 cheeseball
Author Zach Averett


  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • 2 tsp. dill weed
  • 1 tsp. dried onion
  • 1 cup pecans


  1. In a medium bowl, whip the cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add the cranberry sauce, dill, and onion and mix until fully incorporated.
  3. Place a square of plastic wrap on the counter.
  4. Scoop out all of the cheese ball mixture and for it into a ball. Place the cream cheese mixture in the middle of the plastic wrap and place in the freezer for one hour.
  5. Pulse the pecans in a food processor until small bits form. Transfer it to a shallow bowl.
  6. Take the cheese ball out of the freezer and remove the plastic wrap. Form into a firmer ball and then roll it in the pecans.
  7. Enjoy with your favorite crackers!