Monday, December 2, 2013

Bacon Dill Cheese Ball

Dill is one of my favorite herbs and it's not a flavor you find in a lot of appy's, so I think this Bacon Dill Cheese Ball would be something really different to bring to a party! This is one of those cheese balls that can be shaped like a pine cone and studded with sliced almonds if you'd like... I had to chuckle because the person that wrote the recipe said "while impressive, that's a pain in the patootie", I'll let you make that determination for yourself:@)
Leftovers are great on a bagel and this recipe can easily be cut in half. 
Don't hesitate to give it a try folks, it's good stuff!

Bacon Dill Cheese Ball-from food.com
1 (8oz) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 C mayonnaise
6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled-you know you want to add more:@)
1 green onion, chopped-I used 1 Tblsp finely minced yellow onion
1 Tblsp fresh dill-I used 1 tsp dried dill weed
1/8 tsp fresh ground black pepper
sliced almonds-optional-if decorating like a pine cone
  1. Mix cream cheese and mayo together.
  2. Add everything else, mix well.
  3. Shape as you wish (ball, pine cone, spread into a bowl, etc.), cover and chill overnight.
  4. Serve with crackers.
Eat well and have a happy day!

17 comments:

  1. I have not had breakfast yet although it is nearly 10:45 am and I am so hungry. I could dive into that bacon dill cheese ball right now and finish it off. Of course I would feel oh so guilty later on, but what a way to go! Thanks for the yummy recipe!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  2. sounds yummy! can almost smell it from here!

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  3. The dip looks fantastic, but the presentation is beautiful! sandie

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  4. Oh I would defiantly throw on a little more dill. What a great combination!

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  5. I could swan dive head first into that one, Lynn. Yum!

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  6. I love dill too - this dip is scrumptious!
    Mary x

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  7. Bacon and dill, how can you go wrong. I'm sure this would disappear like hot cakes at any party.

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  8. Hi Lynn,
    I would just love your Bacon Dill Cheese Ball, it will be coming to my parties this year. Hope you are having a great week and thanks for sharing.
    Miz Helen

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  9. It sounds wonderful, Lynn, and I love your presentation in your pretty milk glass dish. I have made a pinecone cheeseball, and I really don't mind it at all. I must like tedious work! LOL. xo

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  10. Mmmm...this would definitely be a huge hit around here! Can't go wrong with bacon in a dip :)

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  11. Dill is unusual in an app but anything tastes good with bacon!! Love the presentation!
    Jenna

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  12. This is great party food, Lynn. Who can pass up a dip with bacon in it?

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  13. I like the idea of using this as a spread for a bagel--yum!

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  14. Oh it would be great on a bagel! Love the combo Lynn!

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