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Crispy Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball

A cheese ball never goes out of style
Crispy Bacon Cheddar Cheese Ball
Courtesy of French's

This cheese ball is loaded with crumbled bacon, shredded Cheddar and French’s® Red Pepper Crunchy Toppers. Rolled in extra Toppers before serving, it’s the perfect combo of savory, sweet, creamy and crunchy for your holiday appetizer spread.

Recipe courtesy of French’s

Ready in
10 m
10 m
(prepare time)
1 m
(cook time)
24
Servings
138
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 package (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick® Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 6 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled, divided
  • 2 Cups finely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 Cups French's® Red Pepper Crunchy Toppers, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

Mix cream cheese, garlic powder and pepper in large bowl until smooth.

Add half of the bacon, cheese and 1 cup of the Red Pepper Toppers.

Stir until well mixed.

Shape mixture into a ball.

Mix remaining bacon, remaining Red Pepper Toppers and parsley in shallow dish.

Roll cheese ball in mixture to coat evenly.

Serve immediately with desired crackers and dippers or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings24
Calories Per Serving138
Total Fat13g19%
Sugar1gN/A
Saturated6g32%
Cholesterol35mg12%
Protein4g9%
Carbs2g1%
Vitamin A116µg13%
Vitamin B120.2µg6.9%
Vitamin C16mg18%
Vitamin D0.2µg1.3%
Vitamin E0.4mg2.4%
Vitamin K7µg6%
Calcium84mg8%
Fiber0.3g1.2%
Folate (food)11µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)11µg3%
Iron0.2mg1.1%
Magnesium7mg2%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.4mg2.8%
Phosphorus79mg11%
Polyunsaturated0.9gN/A
Potassium78mg2%
Sodium178mg7%
Trans0.1gN/A
Water29gN/A
Zinc0.5mg4.9%