Ranch Rice Cheeseball

A cheeseball is a versatile snack dish that is definitely a crowd pleaser. Whether you serve with crackers, celery sticks, tortilla chips, pretzels, or use as a spread on a sandwich, this particular cheeseball has a full-flavored taste due to the combination of rice, scallions, pimentos, sour and cream cheese, and of course, the ranch seasoning.

 

Ingredients

8 ounces cream cheese
½ cup sour cream
1 ½ cups cold cooked Riceland Plump & Tender Medium Grain Rice
1 package (1 ounce) ranch-style salad dressing mix
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon chopped scallions
1 teaspoon diced pimento
½ cup chopped pecans

Preparation

  1. Allow cream cheese to soften.
  2. Mix cream cheese and sour cream together and add rice.
  3. Stir in ranch-style dressing mix. 
  4. Add remaining ingredients except pecans and stir well.
  5. Shape mixture into ball and roll in chopped pecans.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers.
  7. Enjoy!
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