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Cheese Ball made with creamy goat cheese, crispy bacon crumbs, fresh green onions, sharp cheddar cheese and covered in sweet dried cranberries.
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Cheese Ball Recipe

Cheese Ball made with creamy goat cheese, crispy bacon crumbs, fresh green onions, sharp cheddar cheese and covered in sweet dried cranberries.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheese Ball Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 7 servings
Calories 347kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2 packages cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup creamy blue cheese or creamy goat cheese
  • 3 tablespoons blue cheese salad dressing mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1 green onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds chopped

Roll Into:

  • 1 cup dried cranberries or silvered almonds/nuts/pecans

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, cheddar cheese, blue cheese and garlic until blended. Stir in bacon, chopped onion and slivered almonds.
  • Shape into a ball.
  • Place a plastic wrap on a flat surface, add the dried cranberries or nuts onto it, roll the cheese ball so its all covered in cranberries or nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap, chill until firm.
  • Refrigerate up to two weeks. Serve with crackers.
  • Recipe makes 3 cheese balls, 1 cup each.

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 284mg | Iron: 0.6mg