Bacon, Blue Cheese and Cranberry Cheese Ball with Pecans
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Serves: Serves 4-6
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries
  • For the outer layer:
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon
  • Food Should Taste Good Brown Rice Crackers (or crackers of choice) for serving
  1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and stir or knead together until thoroughly combined. Form the mass into a ball or log (whichever shape desired) and wrap it in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least one hour or up to 2 days.
  2. Toss the outer layer ingredients together and spread them out on a plate. Roll the cheese ball in them to evenly coat the surface.
  3. Serve with crackers.
Recipe by The Daring Gourmet at