Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

  • To prep

    2 hr15 min
  • Level

    Easy
  • Servings

    6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of precooked bacon pieces
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves, divided
  • 1 lb. Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup Williams Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 (1 oz.) package ranch seasoning/dressing mix
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Method

    In a small bowl, combine half of the bacon pieces, pecans and 2 Tbs parsley; set aside. (This is the mixture you will roll the cheese ball in).
    Using the paddle attachment in a stand mixer, beat cream cheese, garlic, Sharp Cheddar Cheese, ranch seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and remaining bacon and parsley on medium-high until well combined.
    Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Shape the mixture into a ball and roll in the prepared bacon-pecan mixture.
    Serve with crackers and veggies. Enjoy!