This is not your grandma's cheese ball. It has all the flavor of an everything bagel without all the carbs and with just 3 ingredients! Want to emphasize the bagel taste? Serve it with bagel chips and some raw veggies for dipping to keep things healthy.

Melissa Fallon
Source:, November 2018


Recipe Summary

10 mins
1 hr 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir cream cheese, Cheddar and 2 tablespoons seasoning together in a medium bowl.

  • Coat a large piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray. Scoop the cheese mixture onto it. Using the plastic wrap to help you, form the cheese mixture into a ball, then wrap completely in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  • Just before serving, pour the remaining 2 tablespoons seasoning into a shallow dish. Roll the cheese ball in the seasoning, pressing to adhere.


To make ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

107 calories; protein 5.2g 10% DV; carbohydrates 3.1g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 1.3g; fat 8.2g 13% DV; saturated fat 4.4g 22% DV; cholesterol 24.2mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 279.9IU 6% DV; vitamin c 0.2mg; folate 8.8mcg 2% DV; calcium 142.1mg 14% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 8.6mg 3% DV; potassium 76.4mg 2% DV; sodium 234.9mg 9% DV; thiaminmg 2% DV.