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Spider Taco Cheese Ball

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24 servings

This tarantula-like cheese ball is just the appetizer for your Halloween party. Or a kiddo's birthday. Or yours, if you're fond of spiders—we don't judge!

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Make It

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  • Mix cream cheese, cheddar cheese and taco seasoning with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add green onion; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or until well chilled.
  • Shape 1/2 cup of mixture into a ball for head and remaining cheese mixture in flatter, oval shape for spider body. Roll in crushed tortilla chips.
  • Cut out cheese to make eyes and mouth. Insert 4 green onion stalks into each side for legs. Serve immediately with assorted crackers, tortilla chips or pretzels.
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Special Extra

To create a perfect eye made out of cheese, use the end of a large, round decorating tip such as 2D. Use small piece of blue tortilla chip and attach in the center of spiders eye with leftover cheese ball mixture.

Make Ahead

You can easily prepare the cheese ball a day early, but be sure to roll in tortilla chips right before serving to avoid a soggy tortilla chips.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
% Daily Value

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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