This bacon ranch cheese ball makes for the perfect party appetizer

This bacon ranch cheese ball makes for the perfect party appetizer

Prepping all of the appetizers for a party is a lot of work, and if you're anything like me, you probably worry that you won't have enough food for all of your guests.

Once the menu is set, add on this super-easy and quick bacon ranch cheese ball recipe! That way no matter what, your guests won't go hungry, and you'll have nothing to worry about!

It requires very little effort and is so easy to make. Plus, your guests will need something to go along with this incredible, spicy buffalo chicken dip. Just following the simple directions below to get on your way to a ball of love... oops, I mean cheese.


  • Bacon

  • Crushed pecans

  • Fresh chopped parsley

  • Cream cheese

  • Goat cheese

  • Shredded sharp cheddar cheese

  • Ranch dressing

  • Worcestershire sauce

  • Buttery crackers


  • Preheat skillet to medium-high heat.

  • Slice bacon into small pieces and cook throughly.

  • Drain on paper towel and allow bacon to cool.

  • Combine bacon, crushed pecans, and parsley. Stir.

  • In a separate bowl, mix all three cheeses, ranch dressing and Worcestershire sauce.

  • Add half of bacon, pecan and parsley mixture to cheeses, stir thoroughly.

  • Cover and refrigerate until firm enough to mold.

  • Using a spoon and your hand, mold cheese mixture into a ball.

  • Roll ball in remaining bacon, parsley and pecans.

  • Place in the center of a bowl and surround with your favorite buttery crackers! Keep refrigerated until 20 minutes before serving.

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