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Loaded Baked Potato Cheese Ball

Loaded Baked Potato Cheese Ball


  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings (2 tbsp per serving) 1x

Description

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.


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Ingredients

  • 2 packages (16 ounces) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) ranch seasoning
  • 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Naturally Hardwood Smoked Bacon, cooked and chopped into small pieces, divided
  • 1 cup KRAFT Sharp Cheddar Shredded Cheese
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons chives, divided

Instructions

  1. Add the cream cheese to a large mixing bowl and, using a wooden spoon, stir until creamy. 
  2. Add the ranch seasoning, half the bacon pieces, shredded cheese, and ¼ cup of chives. Stir until well mixed. 
  3. Stir until the mixture forms roughly into a ball shape, then use your hands to mold 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 until ready to serve, up to 2 hours.

Notes

Serve with crackers, chips and/or veggies.

  • Category: Appetizer

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

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