You are here: Home » Recipes » Walnut Cheese Ball Walnut Cheese Ball Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 2 - 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 30 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 3 cups shredded old white Cheddar cheese1/2 cup butter softened1 clove garlic, minced1 teaspoon dijon mustard1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped1 tablespoon port or sherry (optional)1/2 - 3/4 cup toasted California Walnut pieces Instructions In food processor, combine all ingredients except walnuts. Pulse until mixture is smooth. Remove to medium bowl; cover and chill until slightly firm. Shape into 5-inch ball or roll into 7 X 2-inch log. Roll in toasted walnuts to coat evenly. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill until firm. Allow to warm at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. May be kept in refrigerator for up to 5 days.