JALAPEÑO BACON CHEESE BALL

Jody Wood

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@jodywood1967

This cheese ball is packed with flavor! The cream cheese balances out the heat of the jalapenos so perfectly. And the bacon, well bacon just makes everything better. ???? If you’re looking for a great appetizer for New Year’s then put this one on your list!


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Serves:

10

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2- 8 oz
packages cream cheese, room temperature
1 c
shredded cheddar cheese
6 slice
bacon, cooked crisp and chopped, divided
2
jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped, divided
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 c
chopped pecans, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, half of the bacon, half of the jalapenos, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and ground cumin until well combined.
2
On a large plate, stir together the remaining bacon, the remaining jalapenos and toasted pecans until evenly combined. Shape the cream cheese mixture into a ball. Roll the ball in the pecan mixture until coated on all sides.
3
Wrap cheese ball in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving. Serve with your favorite crackers. Leftovers should be wrapped tightly and can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English