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Pretzel Cheese Football

An enormous cheese ball in the shape of a football for a game day party
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 336kcal
Author: Cindy


  • 1 bag pretzels
  • 16 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 Green Onions chopped
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 ounces cheddar cheese strips to make seam
  • vegetable sticks and crackers for serving


  • Add pretzels to a large ziplock bag and seal. Using a rolling pin or mallet, crush pretzel to small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese together with green onions. Mix in shredded cheddar cheese, mayo, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Place a large piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Spoon cream cheese mixture into the middle. Wrap the plastic wrap around.
  • Using your hands, shape the cream cheese mass into a football shape. Then press the crumbled pretzel pieces around it.
  • Arrange cheese strips on top to create seam look. Serve immediately or chill. Enjoy!


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.7mg