Tailgate recipe: Cheesy beefy

Nothing says tailgating more than meat and cheese. So why not combine them for a tasty cheese ball.

Beef-And-Cheese Ball


  • 1 jar of dried beef
  • 16 ounces (2 eight ounce packages) of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon of tenderizer (e.g. Accent)
  • 2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 bag of crushed or chopped pecans


Rinse and dry the dried beef, then chop into small pieces. Mix all ingredients and form into a ball. Roll the balls in the pecans and refrigerate until hard.

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