Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

by Sheryl

Prep time: 5 mins | Additional time: 1 hr | Total time: 1 hr 5 mins | Yield: 20

This delicious Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball is super easy to throw together using only five ingredients. Prep this in five minutes and let it chill in the fridge for just an hour, and it’s ready to serve! Perfect for entertaining the crowd. Serve with crackers if feeding your carb lovers friends, family, and colleagues or with celery and sweet peppers for the low carb people. In reality, you can spread this luscious bacon ranch cheese ball on anything!

Making a cheese ball is super fun and incredibly simple. If you are like me who’s family is constantly hungry, this recipe is one of the best snack ideas you’ll need! And excellent for carb and low carb lovers, too!

This cheese ball is constantly the most requested and loved for when I have guests coming over. Perfect for a variety of options for dipping/spreading. It’s been easy entertaining since I discovered this amazing recipe! Made only with ingredients you already have, this Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball surely is a must and a keeper!


16 oz. cream cheese softened
1 c. grated cheddar
1 c. crumbled cooked bacon
1 packet ranch dip powder
1 tbsp chopped chives
fresh veggies, for serving

How to make Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

Step 1: To a medium mixing bowl, add the cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, ranch, and chives. Mix well until combined using a wooden spoon or mixer.

Step 2: Onto a large sheet of plastic wrap, spoon the mixture. To form a ball, fold the plastic over the cheese mixture.

Step 3: Place in the fridge for at least an hour, then take the plastic off.

Step 4: Serve and enjoy!


You can serve this cheese ball with some fresh celery, mini sweet peppers, cucumbers, and low-carb crackers.

Nutrition Facts:

Yield: 20, Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories 161 | Total Fat 14g | Saturated Fat 7g | Trans Fat 0g | Unsaturated Fat 6g | Cholesterol 40mg | Sodium 308mg | Carbohydrates 2g | Net Carbohydrates 2g | Fiber 0g | Sugar 1g

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