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The Best BLT Pizza Cheese Ball Recipe

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If you are looking for a yummy appetizer for entertaining, you gotta try this BLT Pizza Cheese Ball recipe!  I have told you before how I love BLT Pizza (ever since going to Happy Joe’s Pizza when I was growing up in Iowa).  When it comes to appetizers, I loooove a good cheese ball, so I developed this recipe to merge my loves of BLT pizza and cheese balls!  We had it for New Year’s Eve yesterday and it sure is tasty!  

 

The Best BLT Pizza Cheese Ball Recipe

Bacon, lettuce, tomato, cream cheese…it’s all in there!  Plus a hint of pizza sauce to give it a little zing!  This will be devoured when you serve it at your next party! 

 

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BLT Pizza Cheese Ball Ingredients

16 oz of cream cheese, softened

12 slices of bacon, chopped

2 Tbsp pizza sauce

1 handful Italian blend cheese, finely shredded

1 large leaf Romaine lettuce, finely chopped

1/2 of a medium tomato, diced

 

 

Making the BLT Pizza Cheese Ball Recipe 

Place chopped bacon and pizza sauce in a small bowl.  Mix together and set aside.  

Set aside diced tomato (you will fold these in later).

Combine cream cheese, Italian cheese blend, bacon mixture, and lettuce in a large bowl or stand mixer bowl.

Blend well with mixer.

Fold in diced tomato.

 

BLT pizza cheese ball recipe

 

Shape into a ball and place onto a serving platter.

Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Serve as a yummy appetizer with crackers.

 

BLT pizza cheese ball recipe

 

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BLT Pizza Cheese Ball Recipe

Yield: 1 cheese ball
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 oz of cream cheese, softened
  • 12 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp pizza sauce
  • 1 handful Italian blend cheese, finely shredded
  • 1 large leaf Romaine lettuce, finely chopped
  • 1/2 of a medium tomato, diced

Instructions

  1. Place chopped bacon and pizza sauce in a small bowl. Mix together and set aside.  
  2. Set aside diced tomato (you will fold these in later).
  3. Combine cream cheese, Italian cheese blend, bacon mixture, and lettuce in a large bowl or stand mixer bowl.
  4. Blend well with a mixer.
  5. Fold in diced tomato.
  6. Shape into a ball and place onto a serving platter.
  7. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  8. When ready to serve, it is a yummy appetizer with crackers.

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Be sure to check out my post with lots of other yummy cheese ball recipes!

 

See you next time!

Deb

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