Smoky BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball

Katie’s Smoky BBQ Bacon Cheese Ball

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American


  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese room temperature
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Katie’s Smoky BBQ Seasoning
  • ½ cup crumbled bacon about 4 slices, cooked
  • 1 tsp butter or oil crackers, pretzels, or vegetables

Optional – Choose One of the Following

  • 1-2 Tbsp Katie’s Habanero Pepper Topper
  • 1-2 Tbsp Katie’s Ghost Pepper Topper


  1. Order the kit here.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, ½ cup cheddar cheese, and Katie’s Smoky BBQ Seasoning. Mix thoroughly. You may want to soften the cream cheese in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds.
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  3. Spread the bacon onto a clean surface.
  4. Butter your hands to prevent the cheeseball from sticking.
  5. Form the mixture into a ball. Roll the ball in the bacon until fully covered.
  6. Take a minute to enjoy any excess bacon!
  7. Wrap and store in the refrigerator overnight for best results. May be served immediately.
  8. Serve with crackers, pretzels or vegetables!