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Spicy mini bacon cheeseballs

Yield 18 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, mix cream cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, pepper and jalapeno until well blended.
  2. Using a tablespoon or melon baller, scoop out some cheese and roll into a ball.
  3. Continue rolling remainder of cheese into similarly sized balls.
  4. Arrange all cheese balls on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Chill in refrigerator for minimum of 1 hour to set.
  5. In shallow saucer or bowl, place cooked bacon, chives and pecans. Mix well.
  6. Roll each ball completely on all sides into bacon mixture. Place on serving tray.
  7. Insert pretzel stick into each ball and serve.

Note: Wait to insert pretzel sticks into tops of cheeseballs until ready to serve.

Courses Appetizer

Recipe by Thanksgiving.com at https://www.thanksgiving.com/videos/spicy-mini-bacon-cheeseballs/