Chipotle bacon cheddar cheese ball is a party appetizer that’s perfect for game day snacking! Three kinds of cheese are combined and then rolled into crispy bacon pieces. SO yummi!
With the Superbowl just around the corner (and my beloved Green Bay Packers in a great position of contention this year), I’m sharing my chipotle bacon cheddar cheese ball recipe with you. Your party guests will go crazy for this appetizer recipe!
With just a few simple ingredients and only about 10 minutes to make, this cheese ball should be at the top of your party food list. Because I live in Wisconsin, also know as The Dairyland State, cheese is a must and a necessity for me to use in recipes. Bacon is a necessity because… well, it’s bacon!
If salty, crispy bits of pork fat are wrong, I don’t want to be right.
If you’re a vegetarian or you’d like to keep things a little bit healthier, feel free to swap out ingredients.
Use chives, nuts, or sunflower seeds on the outside instead of bacon, add some finely chopped baby spinach in with the cheese, or you can use all low fat cheeses if you want. The idea is to make this appetizer one that’ll disappear from the party platter faster than you can say touchdown!
If you’re looking for some game day food that’s a bit healthier than this cheddar cheese ball recipe, you should check out my recipes for Spicy Parmesan Kale Chips or Ranch Roasted Nuts Snack Mix. They’re both also quite yummi!
What do you say we dig in to this chipotle bacon cheddar cheese ball now?
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