Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

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"This cheese ball was a big hit at our office Christmas party! I had cream cheese left over and decided to start adding ingredients and it was wonderful!"

Ingredients

30 m servings 111 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 111 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 171 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate. Chop the cooled bacon into small pieces.
  2. Stir together the cream cheese and ranch dressing mix in a bowl until smooth. Add the bacon, Cheddar cheese, green onions, and olives; stir until well combined. Shape the mixture into a ball and roll in the chopped pecans. Refrigerate overnight.

Footnotes

  • This is an easy recipe and great for parties! Serve with your favorite party cracker or a variety of crackers! This cheese ball looks beautiful in the middle of a two other cheese balls...just a hint!
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This was tasty. I did have to cream it quite a bit to get rid of the granular feel from the powder mix. I omitted both the nuts and the olives since my husband doesn't like them. I used the l...

Very good will be using this recipe for New years appys. Thanks for the post. Also very good stuffed in Jalepenos.

This is a delicious snack and perfect for game day! Instead of pecans I used a nut/dried cherry trail mix and it looked very "pretty" as well!

This recipe tastes great but is too stiff for softer crackers. I added some sour cream to make it a little softer. I also added some jalepeno peppers.

5 Stars for this recipe! I had a Halloween party to attend last night. I tried another recipe from on here and it turned out awful. I am so glad I came across this recipe..it was a huge hit!! Ev...

This is delicious! I didn't have any green onions or olives so I left them out. I make my own ranch dressing mix that has chives & minced onion. This has fantastic flavor, thanks!

Made this without the olives, and rolled it it in crushed sliced almonds because it was what I had on hand. I made one small cheese ball, one big one. We used the small one on our bagels in the ...

easy to make and impressed the new years eve party. very good and now popular dish. i used green olives and addition shredded cheese.

easy and it was a big hit