November 7, 2013

Cherry Pecan Bacon Cheese Ball

On the Menu Today~
Cherry Pecan Bacon Cheese Ball

This dip has all of my favorites;
cream cheese, bacon, dried cherries, and
toasted pecans...yummy.

This is one of our favorite dips.
The combination of flavors is delicious~
You can serve this yummy dip with pretzels,
crackers, celery sticks and/or carrot sticks.
You will definitely score a Touchdown with this dip~

Cherry Pecan Bacon Cheese Ball

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup minced green pepper
  • 1/3 cup minced dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped crisp bacon, save 1 tablespoon for garnish
Cooking Directions
  1. In a small saucepan combine butter, vinegar and sugar. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese and cooled vinegar mixture. Beat until creamy. Add minced onion and minced green pepper. Beat until well combined. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  3. Fold in minced dried cherries, chopped toasted pecans and chopped crispy bacon. Shape mixture into a ball. Place on serving plate, garnish with 1 tablespoon reserved chopped bacon.

 Pecan, Bacon, CheeseCherryDip, Appetizer

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