Mini Bacon Onion Ranch Cheese Balls
Mini Bacon Onion Ranch Cheese Balls are the perfect bite-sized appetizer for all your holiday parties, gameday tailgating & poolside snacking. So good, loaded with bacon, fried onions, cheddar cheese & more PLUS they are easy to make too!
Servings 30 cheese balls
- 12 ounces cream cheese – softened
- 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 1 pkt dry ranch seasoning
- 3 tsp fried onions
- 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
- 1/2 tsp minced onions
- 1 cup bacon bits
- 2 tsp chopped parsley
- 25-30 pretzel sticks
Add the softened cream cheese to a mixing bowl along with the cheddar cheese, ranch seasoning, fried onions, granulated garlic & minced onions.
Use a firm spoon or silicone spatula to fold & mix the ingredients together until well incorporated.
In a small bowl, combine bacon bits & parsley.
Scoop cheese mixture using a teaspoon & roll into bite-sized portions.
Drop into the bacon/parsley mixture and roll around until coated.
Place on the serving platter & place a pretzel stick into each cheese ball before serving.