Mexican-Style Party Cheese Ball

Give your cheese ball a kick of flavor. Fresh cilantro and lime plus pepper Jack cheese and chili powder spice things up.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped red pepper s
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 green onion s, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • RITZ Crackers, divided

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Beat cream cheese and shredded cheeses in medium bowl with mixer until well blended.


Add all remaining ingredients except crackers; mix well. Shape into ball.


Refrigerate 1 hour.


Meanwhile, finely crush 12 crackers. Roll cheese ball in crumbs.


Serve with additional RITZ Crackers.