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Party Cheese Ball

Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 mins
  • Refrigeration Time 4 - 12 hrs
  • Yields 4 cups / 950 mL


12 slices bacon, very finely chopped
3 cups (750 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
1 pkg (125 g) Canadian Cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped nuts
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped parsley

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Cook bacon until crisp; drain well reserving 2 tbsp (30 mL) drippings. Beat together Canadian Cheddar and Canadian Cream cheese. Add reserved bacon drippings. Stir in cooked bacon bits.

Shape into a ball; roll in chopped nuts and parsley. Wrap and chill several hours or overnight to blend flavours. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving.

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