Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Walnut-Bacon Cheese Ball

Walnut-Bacon Cheese Ball
Recipe from: thehautemeal
Image credit: Stephanie

Walnut-Bacon Cheese Ball

It’s also perfect for using up leftover little bits of cheese: cheddar, mozzarella, pepper jack, etcStephanie


8 oz cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup milk (skim or low fat is fine)

6 oz cheddar, shredded or cut into small cubes

4 oz Monterrey Jack, shredded or cut into small cubes

1 oz blue cheese, crumbled

1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped, reserve 2 tbsp

10 oz bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided in half

2/3 cup chopped walnuts, divided in half (toasted if desired, but it’s not necessary)

1/4 cup finely chopped parsley (about a small palm full)


Combine the milk and cheeses in a food processor fitted the with blade attachment, and 
blend until very smooth, pausing occasionally to scrape down the sides of the processor 

Add the onions (minus the 2 tbsp), and half the walnuts and bacon to the cheese mixture, 
and pulse briefly to combine.

Scrape the mixture out into to a large piece of plastic wrap, then form it into a ball and wrap 

Place it into a small bowl to help the ball keep its shape, and then refrigerate until firm, 
about 2 hours.

Meanwhile, combine the remaining bacon, walnuts, parsley, and green onions on a plate.

Remove the plastic wrap, and roll the cheese ball in the walnut-bacon mixture until the 
cheese is evenly coated.

Wrap the ball back up, and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve.

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