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Ham and Cheese Ball (VRP 037)

Ham and Cheese Ball (VRP 037)

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Ham and Cheese Ball

This recipe for a Ham and Cheese Ball is great for the holiday to use up the leftover ham from Thanksgiving or Christmas. Chop up your leftovers and freeze until you need it for your holiday event.

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Ham and Cheese Ball

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When transcribing this card, the mayo was tricky in the ingredient list as they spelled it “mananyze.”

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Ham and Cheese Ball

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The back says this is enough to make four balls.

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Ham and Cheese Ball Recipe

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Ham and Cheese Ball

Ham and Cheese Ball


  • 1 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups ham chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce (Tobasco)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts


  1. Mix cheese & mayo.
  2. Add ing. Chill 4 hr.
  3. Make into ball & roll in nuts. 4 balls.

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