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Ranch Cheese Ball

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Rating: 5/5
5 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   8

recipe id: 11469

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16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 package ranch salad dressing mix
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
bacon bits


Combine salad dressing and cream cheese. Form into a ball. Roll in bacon bits. Refrigerate until 10 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers.

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255 calories, 24 grams fat, 2 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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REVIEW: 3 star recipe rating

I felt the salad dressing mix was a little overpowering. The texture was nice but the flavor was just a little harsh. It says to refrigerate until 10 minutes before serving but it doesn't specify how long it should chill prior to that. Perhaps overnight would meld the flavors better.

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May 7, 2010

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This is a MUST at all of our gatherings....
However we do one part cream cheese and one part hidden valley ranch dip mix. That's the only difference! amazing!

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Very easy and very tasty as well . I rolled mine in Baco Bits , yummy .

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I consulted this site for a quick and easy cheese ball recipe for my son's birthday party. This one was a real hit! I've been asked to make more and pass around the recipe.

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Dec 21, 2004

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I've made this several times and have always gotten rave reviews and have been asked for the recipe. I don't roll it into a ball though, I just put it in a pretty bowl and have some cheese spreaders nearby! Highly recommended :)

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