• 14 Ratings

This Bacon-Cheddar Cheese Ball recipe will be a hit at your next party. It combines two appetizer favorites, pimiento cheese and bacon cheese balls, in one delicious cracker spread.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a very large bowl combine cheddar and cream cheese; let stand to come to room temperature (about 45 minutes). Add pimientos, apricot preserves, milk, Worcestershire, hot pepper sauce and about 1/2 of the cooked bacon. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until almost smooth.

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  • Cover and chill cheese mixture (and cooked bacon) 2 hours or until easy to handle. Divide into portions; on waxed paper shape into balls. Cover and chill. Roll in bacon bits or pistachios within 4 hours of serving.

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  • Serve with celery, cucumber, apricot and/or toasted bread slices. Makes 18 (1/4-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts

218 calories; 17 g total fat; 49 mg cholesterol; 361 mg sodium. 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 11 g protein;


14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2