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Buttermilk Ranch Cheeseball - This is one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. super easy to make, creamy, and delicious, I make my own dry ranch dressing mix and use a full pound of sharp cheddar cheese. You can use reduced fat cream cheese and not even notice the switch. If you really want the ranch flavor to shine, make this a couple days beforehand and let it set in the fridge,,
Buttermilk Ranch Cheeseball 1ranch dressing mix 8 oz cream cheese 1/2lb Cheddar cheese 1/4c chopped pecans Mix ranch, the cream cheese and Cheddar cheese to the bowl with your hands until thoroughly blended. Chill mix 5 minutes, shape into ball. Roll in pecans. Serve immediately. I add bacon, black olives, and green onion to the cheese mix.
1 (16 ounce) can refried beans 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix 1 cup sour cream In a small saucepan, combine beans, cheese, ranch dressing mix, and sour cream. Heat the mixture over a medium heat, stir until the ingredients are well blended and warm.