Bacon Cheese Ball Bites

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Are you looking for a fun party treat?

Everybody loves a good cheese ball, but how about bite-sized appetizer cheese ball bites?

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Mini individual cheese ball bites rolled in bacon, chopped pecans and scallions and served on a pretzel stick.

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Enjoy this fun party appetizer for the holidays!

Bacon Cheese Ball Bites

Ingredients:bacon-cheese-ball-bites-2

  • 2 8-oz. blocks cream cheese
  •  1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. smoky paprika
  • 1 lb. bacon, finely chopped and cooked
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Pretzel sticks (approx. 24)

Directions:

Blend together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic powder and paprika.  Roll into approxiately 30-40 small balls using approximately 1/2 tsp. of mixture.  Refrigerate approximately 1 hour until firm.

Mix together cooked chopped bacon, green onions, and pecans in a shallow bowl or plate.

Roll balls in bacon mixture.  Insert a pretzel stick into each ball.

Enjoy!

Cheers & Hugs,
Jodi

44 thoughts on “Bacon Cheese Ball Bites

    • Enjoy! TIP – make them smaller than you think they should be. They are quite rich, and a small bite is just right with the pretzel. I made my first batch too big – like a teaspoon – would adjust to 1/2 tsp cream cheese ball and then they grow when rolled in the bacon and pecans 🙂

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