Bacon-Bleu Cheese Ball

Bacon-Bleu Cheese Ball

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"A zesty bleu-cheese, bacon, and onion cheese ball. Best served with multi-grain crackers. The recipe I reworked for this cheese ball called for 1 pound of bacon fried, drained, and crumbled. I didn't have time for all that, so used the bacon bits and found them at least as good and less mess. Make sure your cream cheese is really soft, or else it is a little hard to mix well. Bon Appetit!"
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Ingredients

3 h 10 m servings 125 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 125 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 293 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Stir cream cheese, bacon bits, blue cheese, salad dressing, green onions, and garlic powder together in a bowl. Form mixture into 2 balls, cover each with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until chilled and firm, 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove cheese balls from plastic wrap and roll in parsley.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you would rather use a bowl than form into cheese balls, spread cheese mixture into a serving dish and sprinkle dried parsley over the top; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 3 hours.
  • Gorgonzoloa and Stilton are good options for the blue cheese.
  • Try chopped pecans in place of the parsley for a different version.

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This is a yummy recipe. I halved it and then made two balls, putting onions in one and not the other. The change I made was to use real bacon, almost six strips of Safeway's thick sliced. I c...

perfect for parties . easy to make. women seem to like blue cheese more than men.

Bacon makes everything better! This was amazing- Great Bleu cheese flavor!

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