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Easy Cheese Ball

This easy cheese ball recipe is SO delicious and the most perfect party food! Three types of cheese, bacon and green onions are packed inside AND out.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Megan Porta



  • 16 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 4 oz sour cream
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 oz goat cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup bacon cooked crumbles
  • 2 green onions chopped


  • 1/2 cup bacon cooked crumbles
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped


  • In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, Worcestershire, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Using an electric hand mixer, mix on medium speed until creamy. Add cheddar cheese, goat cheese, 1/2 cup bacon and 2 green onions. Mix until just combined.
  • Divide the mixture in half and place each half on a piece of plastic wrap. Form into balls, wrapping the plastic wrap around them. Refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour.
  • Just before serving, combine the 1/2 cup bacon, pecans and 2 green onions in a medium bowl. Pour in batches onto a rimmed plate. Remove the cheese balls from the plastic wrap and roll them in the coating until thoroughly coated. Replenish plate as needed.
  • Place the cheese balls on a serving plate surrounded by crackers or veggies.


  • Either create two small balls or one giant ball. You'll need the same ingredients either way and both ways work great.
  • Serve this appetizer with a sturdy cracker or hefty veggies such as baby carrots.
  • To save yourself a bit of time, replace cooked chopped bacon with bacon bits.
  • For a different flavor, consider replacing the goat cheese with feta or blue cheese crumbles.
  • Any chopped nuts will work great for this recipe!
  • Another time saver is purchasing pre shredded cheese.
  • For best results, refrigerate the balls before coating and serving. Serving at room temperature will make it more difficult to hold their form.
  • A packet of dry ranch dressing mix adds a delicious and unique flavor to the mix!


Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 401IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg
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