Yummy Cheese Ball

Yummy Cheese Ball


"A tasty cheese and bacon cheese ball. Best served with buttery crackers."


4 h 15 m servings 235 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet fry the bacon. Remove the bacon from the skillet and drain on paper towels. Chop or break the cooled bacon into small pieces.
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, bacon, mayonnaise, and green onions. When mixed well, form 2 balls out of the mixture. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours, or overnight.
  3. Before serving, roll the cheese balls in the chopped pecans.
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  1. 184 Ratings


I must preface this review by saying that my mother-in-law always asks me to bring a lettuce salad to family dinners because I assume that she thinks it's the only thing I can make,which by the ...

Kelli - thanks for a wonderful recipe. This went over very big at my dinner party last night. I did make a few twists on it to make it my own. Very finely chopped scallions and fresh chives. ...

This has been very popular at a couple of my parties. I enjoyed it but found the cheese ball to be slightly greasy due to the amount of bacon used (its definitely not a healthy party snack). I m...

I made this twice, once for Thanksgiving and then again the next day. The only thing I did different and was more green onions and bacon. Both are my weakness. This was so easy, and I sent thi...

I halved the recipe & added a couple of tbp of worcestershire as well as about a 1/4 cup of a finely shredded colby/monterey jack blend. I also added garlic powder & onion powder....I thought it...

Best cheeseball I ever made! Had it at a baby shower, and everyone wanted the recipe!!! I used a pouch of Hormel real bacon pieces and that made it so much easier. Also added 1/4 tsp of garli...

This is REALLY good. The only problem my husband and I have with it is that it's hard for us to keep in mind is that half of it is NOT considered one serving.

I took this to my husbands house for Christmas and it was gone before I got to have hardly any of it! Everyone raved about the taste and wants me to bring it again!

Loved this recipe. I usually like anything with bacon (I know, I know) and this was no exception. I did follow other's suggestions and added some garlic and onion powders. I also added about ...