Pumpkin Cheese Ball

adapted from Family Fresh Meals


  • 16 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely diced onion
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups Doritos crumbled
  • top of 1 green bell pepper for stem garnish


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, salsa, and cumin. Beat until well mixed and creamy.
  2. Scoop the mixture into plastic wrap and shape into a ball. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, roll ball in Doritos until covered. Place bell pepper stem on top. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers, or fresh veggies.