BACON CHEESE BALLS (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is a fairly basic cheese ball recipe, but oh so good. Try them for your next get-together.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

10 slice
bacon
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, grated or shredded
1/2 c
(1 stick) softened butter
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
dry mustard
1 dash(es)
hot sauce (franks or tabasco)
1-1/4 c
all-purpose flour

Step-By-Step

1Cook bacon in heavy skillet until crisp. Remove to paper towels or cooling rack to drain.

When drained, crumble into a small bowl and set aside.
2In large mixing bowl, beat the cheese and butter until well blended.

You can do this with a wooden spoon or an electric mixer on low speed.
3Add sauce, salt, dry mustard and hot sauce and continue beating until well blended.
4With wooden spoon, stir the flour and crumbled bacon into the cheese mixture.
5Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
6Shape the dough into 1-1/2" to 2" balls and place on baking sheet.

Cover and place in fridge to chill at least one hour
7When ready to cook, heat oven to 375º
8Remove from fridge, uncover and place sheet loaded with balls in oven for 8-10 minutes until a light golden brown.
9Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy