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Festive Cheese Ball

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Cheese Ball, Cheese Ball Recipe with Bacon, Holiday Cheese Ball
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 185kcal
Author Heather


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped olives *approximately 2 oz
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp worcestershire
  • 1/3 cup chopped bacon *approximately 5-6 slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • favorite crackers


  • In a medium size bowl mix cream cheese, cheddar cheese, chives, olives, lemon juice and worcestershire until well incorporated.With a rubber spatula, form into ball and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Fry and chop bacon, chop pecans and mix together. Roll cheese ball in bacon/pecan mixture, using hand to pat sides, filling in any holes.
  • Refrigerate if not serving immediately.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 443IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg