Monday, February 14, 2011

Sun-dried Tomato Cheese Balls

Want a nice little treat just for nibbling?  Try these bacon-coated mini cheese balls.  They're just the right size for a quick indulgence.  Or if you need a dish for a potluck or a party, you can't go wrong by bringing these...

12 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded shard cheddar cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped olives
1 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp. pepper
1package Morning Star Farms Veggie Bacon Strips
Assorted crackers

the ingredients

1. In a large bowl, beat the first nine ingredients until blended.

Shape into balls.

2. Place bacon into a small shallow dish; roll cheese balls in bacon.  Refrigerate for at least one hour.  Serve with crackers.


  1. Those look amazing! Thanks for the great recipes.

  2. Mmmmmmmm!!! Looks yummy!

    Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Great blog.
    Have a nice day!

  3. Thanks, Veronica. And thanks for stopping by!

  4. These sound so YUMMY!! I am definitely gonna have to try them!!

  5. New follower from the MBC! HOpe you will visit me as well!

  6. Hi Melissa, thanks for stopping by. They really are yummy. You won't be disappointed.

  7. Thanks for following, Misty. Will follow you as well. :)

  8. this looks yummy. i can't wait to try it! i'm your new follower, so i'll be checking back from time to time.
    come visit and follow me @ Knickers or Trousers

  9. Yum! Thanks so much for linking up your great recipes each week.


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