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Easy Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball

The Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball really is easy to make and can be partially made up to 2 days ahead of time and has everyone’s favorite ingredients…bacon and cheese!

Easy Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball

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Easy Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball

The playoffs are here and the big game is approaching quickly. While this year is a little bit different, you can still get together with your immediate family on game day.

The easy Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball has everyone’s favorite ingredients…bacon and cheese! Yum! Well, they might not be everyone’s favorite, but they will still enjoy the Football Cheese Ball either way.

Serve it with your favorite snack, pretzels, crackers, celery, carrots, etc. And you don’t have to worry that there will be any leftovers, because there won’t be. 

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Be sure to check out our other favorite football game day recipes. Put up some football decorations and enjoy the game!

Cheesy Bacon Football Spread Ingredients

  • Onion & Chive Cream Cheese
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Cooked Crumbled Bacon
  • Provolone Cheese
  • Green Onions
  • Garlic Powder
  • *For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.

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How to Make a Football Cheese Ball with Bacon

In a medium size bowl, mix all 4 containers of cream cheese, shredded cheese, and garlic powder.

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Using your hands, shape mixture into a football.

Coat the entire football with the crumbled bacon.

Cut provolone cheese into slices and place on top as the “stitching”.

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Chop green onions and place around the football. (This represents the grass)!

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Serve with crackers or pretzels. Can be made up the night before and stored in an airtight container.

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Enjoy!

Yield: 1

Easy Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball

bacon cheddar football cheese ball

The Bacon Cheddar Football Cheese Ball really is easy to make and can be partially made up to 2 days ahead of time and has everyone's favorite ingredients...bacon and cheese!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 - 8 oz. containers of Onion & Chive Cream Cheese
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Cooked Crumbled Bacon 2 Cups
  • 1 Slice Provolone Cheese
  • Green Onions
  • tsp. Garlic Powder

Instructions

  1. In a medium size bowl, mix all 4 containers of cream cheese, shredded cheese, and garlic powder.
  2. Using your hands, shape mixture into a football.
  3. Coat the entire football with the crumbled bacon.
  4. Cut provolone cheese into slices and place on top as the “stitching”.
  5. Chop green onions and place around the football. (This represents the grass)!
  6. Serve with crackers or pretzels. Can be made up the night before and stored in an airtight container.
  7. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 113Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 226mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 6g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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