Cheddar Cheese Ball Bites
Aged Cheddar Cheese Ball Bites
Plan your next party around these perfectly petite mini cheese balls! Serve on rustic crackers, or poppable style with a pretzel stick inserted into each cheese ball.
Create these easy apps with any of your favorite Face Rock Creamery cheddars, they’re all
delicious in this recipe.
12 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 c. shredded Face Rock Extra Aged Cheddar
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. paprika
Freshly ground black pepper
8 slices bacon, cooked and finely chopped
1/3 c. finely chopped fresh chives
1/3 c. finely chopped pecans
18 pretzels sticks
Using your preferred method, cook bacon until crispy. Drain on paper towels and then finely chop. Set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic powder, and paprika and season with salt and pepper.
Use a small cookie scoop to form mixture into 18 small balls and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm, 1 hour.
In a shallow bowl, stir together bacon, chives, and pecans.
Roll balls in bacon-chive-pecan mixture, and insert a pretzel stick into each. If not serving immediately, cover with plastic wrap and chill until 15 minutes before serving. Let come to room temperature and serve.