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Loaded Baked Potato Cheese Ball

Loaded Baked Potato Cheese Ball

  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings (2 tbsp per serving) 1x


In just a few minutes you could have this Loaded Baked Potato Cheese Ball to serve a crowd. Made with a few simple ingredients, this is great for Game Day.


  • 2 packages (16 ounces) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) ranch dressing mix
  • 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Naturally Hardwood Smoked Bacon, cooked and chopped into small pieces, divided
  • 1 cup KRAFT Sharp Cheddar Shredded Cheese
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons chives, divided


  1. Add the cream cheese to a large mixing bowl and, using a wooden spoon or a hand mixer, stir until creamy.
  2. Add the ranch dressing mix, half of the bacon, sharp cheddar cheese, and ¼ cup of chives to the cream cheese mixture. Stir until well mixed.
  3. Stir until the mixture forms roughly into a ball shape, then use your hands to mold it into a smooth ball.
  4. Mix the remaining chives and bacon pieces on a plate and roll the cream cheese ball in them to coat. Place on a serving tray and serve immediately or chill in the fridge until ready to serve, up to 2 hours.


Serve with crackers, chips and/or veggies.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Chill
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

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