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Bacon Cheese Ball Bites

Bacon Cheese Ball Bites - these creamy mini cheese balls have 3 types of cheese and a bacon and pecan coating. Stick a pretzel in each one and serve with crackers and they make a great party food.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southern
Keyword bacon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Servings 18
Calories 221kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 (3-ounce) package bacon bits
  • pretzel sticks

Instructions

  • Place pecans in a nonstick pan and set over medium heat. Cook, shaking the pan occasionally, just until they get fragrant. Let cool.
  • Place cream cheese, cheddar cheese, roquefort cheese, grated onion, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder in a large bowl. Use wooden spoon or electric mixer to mix until evenly combined.
  • Shape into small 1-inch balls. You should get about 18.
  • Combine bacon bits and toasted pecans in a bowl. Coat the cheese balls in bacon/pecan mixture.
  • Place in a tubberware container, placing a sheet or wax or parchment paper bewteen layers. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours.
  • To serve, stick a pretzel into each one.

Notes

For best flavor, use a block of cheddar cheese and shred it yourself.

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcal