Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball
Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball

Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball

Cheese balls are always a hit at holiday parties, and it seems like everyone has their go-to recipe. We think it’s time to switch it up and add our Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball to your next appetizer table!

Recipe by Chef Nate
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Course: Appetizers


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  • 2 boxes cream cheese, slightly softened

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, reserve 1/2 cup

  • 10 slices crispy bacon, chopped, reserve half

  • 1/2 cup Crazy Fresh Diced Jalapeños, reserve half

  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, reserve half


  • Beat together cream cheese, sour cream and seasonings until smooth and creamy. Turn mixer to low, and mix in 1 1/2 cups of cheddar, half the chopped bacon, half the jalapeños and half of the green onions.
  • Combine the reserved halves in a bag, and place in the fridge.
  • Lay a piece of plastic wrap on counter top, and spoon the cheese into a ball shape. Wrap in the plastic, and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove cheese ball 20 minutes before serving, and roll in reserved toppings.
  • Serve with your favorite crackers.
Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball

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