Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball
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  • 1 (5 oz.) package Oscar Meyer precooked bacon pieces
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves, divided
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 (1-ounce) package Ranch Seasoning/Dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  1. In a small bowl, combine half of the bacon pieces, pecans and 2 tablespoons parsley; set aside. (This is the mixture you will roll cheese ball in.)
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat cream cheese, garlic, cheddar cheese, Ranch seasoning, Worcestershire and remaining bacon and parsley on medium-high until well combined.
  3. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Shape the mixture into a ball and roll in the prepared bacon-pecan mixture.
  4. Serve with crackers and veggies. Enjoy!
Yields: 1 cheese ball
Recipe by Life In The Lofthouse at