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Melting Snowman Cheese Ball Recipe

These adorable melting snowman cheese ball is flavored with ranch and made into the perfect bite-sized party snacks. Easy and perfect for Christmas, kids, and adults will love this cream cheese recipe to make for the holidays.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword holidays, party food, Winter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Author On My Kids Plate


  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese divided
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese finely chopped and divided
  • 1/3 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Ranch Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 Teaspoon Parsley
  • 24 Edible Eyes
  • Black Food Coloring
  • 12 Crackers


  1. Using 1 ounce of cream cheese, spread a thin layer on each of the 12 crackers. Sprinkle the crackers with some of the parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese.

  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, add 6 ounces of the cream cheese (saving one ounce for the arms),  seasoning, and 1 ½ cups of the mozzarella cheese. Mix all ingredients well until combined.

  3. Roll your cream cheese mixture  into balls that are roughly ½ inch. Roll each ball in parmesan until well coated. Place each ball at the top of a cracker.

  4. Add 2 eyes and a piece of carrot nose to the head.
  5. With the remaining 1 ounce of cream cheese, add a drop or two of black food coloring and mix until it's solid. 

  6. Place colored cream cheese in a sandwich size baggie and snip a little off the corner. Squeezing the bag gently, draw on 2 arms, 3 buttons, and a smile.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have ranch seasoning hand, a half teaspoon of garlic, a half teaspoon of onion, and a tablespoon of parsley substitutes in a pinch.