Cheese Ball "In-the-Net"

This creamy cheddar and roasted pepper cheese ball is easy to make ahead for a party appetizer. Decorate like a basketball for a themed event!

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (7 oz.) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup chopped drained roasted red pepper s
  • ¼ cup turkey pepperoni  (about 1-1/4 oz.), finely chopped
  • ¼ cup pitted black olives, cut lengthwise in half, then sliced crosswise
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Mix all ingredients except olives and WHEAT THINS until blended; shape into ball. Wrap in plastic wrap.


Refrigerate 3 hours.


Place cheese ball on platter. Decorate with olives and WHEAT THINS to resemble a basketball and net as shown in photo.


Serve with additional WHEAT THINS.