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Turkey Bacon Cheese Balls
 

Turkey Bacon Cheese Balls

This indulgent little appetizer features cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and crowd-pleasing bacon all rolled up into one amazing bite. One of our many appetizers that’s ready in just 35 minutes.

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives, divided
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
  • serve with crackers, if desired

Directions

  1. Cook turkey bacon as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Finely chop; set aside.

  2. In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, bacon and chives until smooth. Stir in paprika, garlic salt and pepper.
  3. Shape into 1-inch balls. Refrigerate 15 minutes
  4. In small bowl, combine pecans and remaining 1 tablespoon chives.
  5. Roll balls in pecan mixture, pressing to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories230

Protein13g

Carbohydrates6g

Fiber1g

Sugars3g

Fat17g

Cholesterol30mg

Sodium570mg

Saturated Fat4.5g

MADE WITH

Turkey Bacon

Turkey Bacon

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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Turkey Bacon Cheese Balls