Everything Cheese Ball

EVERYTHING CHEESE BALL
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Prep Time:
Cooking Method: Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

2 c swiss cheese, shredded
2 c cheddar cheese, shredded ( i use sharp cheddar)
8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c onion, minced
2 oz jarred pimento - undrained
2 Tbsp sweet pickle relish
10 slice bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled - i often add 4 more slices
1/2 c pecans, finely chopped
1 dash(es) each - salt and pepper
1/4 c parsley- fresh and snipped
1 Tbsp poppy seeds

The Cook

J Stevens Recipe
Full Flavored
Greenfield, WI (pop. 36,720)
jstevens1967
Member Since Jun 2011
J's notes for this recipe:
The name of this recipe says it all. This is always a crowd-pleaser. I often make these to put in food gift baskets for the holidays.
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Directions

1
Let swiss and cheddar cheeses come to room temperature.
2
In a large bowl beat together cream cheese and sour cream till fluffy.
3
Beat in swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, undrained pimiento, pickle relish, half of the bacon, 1/4 cup of the pecans, salt and pepper.
4
Cover and chill till firm.
5
Shape into 1 large or 2 small balls on wax paper.
6
In a small bowl combine remaining bacon, pecans, parsley, and poppy seeds.
7
Turn mixture out onto clean clean sheet of waxed paper.
8
Roll cheese balls in seed mixture to coat.
9
Wrap and chill.
10
Let stand 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.
11
Serve with assorted crackers, bread sticks, pretzel or pita chips and enjoy!
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