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Easy BLT Cheese Ball

December 23, 2016
BLT Cheese Ball

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren’t we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

The cheese ball is a must have at parties and holiday gatherings, right?

Some are made with nuts; some without. Cheddar, cream cheese, green onions…some recipes are even made with pineapple. (OOOhhh…recipe idea forming : Hawaiian Cheese Ball. Stay tuned.)

How can you go wrong with the tasty classic Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato combo?!

You can’t. Last minute holiday recipe solved.

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Need a last minute party recipe? This BLT Cheese Ball is IT!

This recipe was born from necessity.

  1. I needed a party recipe.
  2. I needed to use the bacon and spinach lettuce mix sitting in my fridge.
  3. I didn’t have a lot of extra money, so I really needed to use the ingredients I had on hand.

 

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren't we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

 

When you are faced with food challenges like this, your best bet is to go with what you love. A traditional recipe. Familiar flavors.

Bacon. Lettuce. Tomato.  “Duh mom” moment.  BLT Cheese Ball…so easy, so tasty, and fast!

 

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren't we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

 

 

Crisp up the savory bacon, crumble, and stir into the softened cream cheese with a diced tomato (or your fave salsa).

 

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren't we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

 

Fold in finely chopped spinach mix, lettuce greens or whatever you have on hand. Then you simply mold into a ball shape or a wedge shape as shown.

 

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren't we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

 

Serve with your favorite crackers, bread, or toast tips and you have a wonderful party appetizer. Of course, on a pretty serving tray. Why didn’t we think of making a BLT Cheese Ball sooner?

(Have you tried or Pimento Cheese BLT’s yet?!)

 

By now you have figured out that I am in a long-standing love affair with bacon. I mean, aren't we all, really? You can take just about any recipe, add bacon to it, and it instantly becomes better. Like this BLT Cheese Ball.

 

For easy serving, allow the BLT Cheese Ball to soften to room temperature.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

BLT Cheese Ball

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  • 2 8 oz blocks cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 8 strips cooked bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 large handful fresh spinach / green lettuce mix, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp Frank's hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Crackers, pita chips, crusty bread, or toast tips for serving
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In a bowl, combine all ingredients (except the crackers). Use a rubber spatula or spoon to evenly distribute all ingredients.

To shape into a ball, press the mixture into a medium sized bowl that has been sprayed with olive oil or butter flavored non stick spray.

Invert onto a serving platter.

Shape into the desired shape. You can leave it in a dome-shaped ball, or lightly flatten it (as shown in the recipe). Cover and refrigerate atleast 1 hour before serving.

Serve with crackers, pita chips, or crusty bread or toast tips.

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