Quick and Easy Taco Cheese Ball Recipe

Quick and Easy Taco Cheese Ball Recipe

How To Make Quick and Easy Taco Cheese Ball

Enjoy this tasty taco cheese ball made with 5 ingredients for the perfect party dip! This recipe mixes 2 kinds of cheese and pecans for a cheesy dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes



  • 2cupsMexican cheese,shredded
  • 16ozcream cheese,softened
  • tbsp*taco seasoning,(see Recipe Notes for recipe)
  • 2tbspfresh cilantro,finely minced
  • ½cuppecans,chopped


  1. Add Mexican cheese to a food processor and pulse until crumbly.

  2. Add the Mexican cheese, cream cheese, and taco seasoning to a large bowl and beat with a hand mixer until fully combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  3. Cover the mixture and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

  4. Mix together the minced cilantro and the chopped pecans in a medium bowl.

  5. Form the cheese mixture into a ball and roll it in the nut mixture until evenly coated.

  6. Plate and serve with tortilla chips or crackers. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Check out the Do-It-Yourself Taco Seasoning Recipe to learn how to make your own seasoning.


  • Calories: 250.58kcal
  • Fat: 23.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.81g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.03g
  • Fiber: 0.54g
  • Sugar: 1.56g
  • Protein: 7.96g
  • Cholesterol: 64.02mg
  • Sodium: 356.71mg
  • Calcium: 188.54mg
  • Potassium: 97.35mg
  • Iron: 0.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 196.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.09mg
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