Salmon Cream Cheese Ball

Start things off right with a sophisticated fresh salmon cream cheese appetizer that's all class and no hassle. With just a few ingredients, you can shape this up quickly and refrigerate it until ready to serve—on crackers or toasted breads.




  • 8 oz. (1 package) Challenge Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 ¾ cups cooked salmon with skin &bones removed (1 lb fresh salmon)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh onion
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional, to taste)
  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts


  • 1
    Place cream cheese, salmon, onion, lemon juice and horseradish in food processor bowl and pulse just until combined. Add salt to taste. Chill.
  • 2
    Shape salmon mixture into a ball then roll in chopped nuts until evenly coated. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  •  !
    Yields 4-inch diameter cheese ball