Bacon Jalapeno Popper Cheeseballs

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What You Need

  • 1 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon cumin¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 T drained canned diced jalapeno peppers
  • 2 T minced fresh jalapeño (reserve 1 T for coating)
  • ½ cup green onions chopped (reserve ¼ cup for coating)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped - approx. ⅔ cup (⅓ reserved for coating)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


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Make It

  1. Combine cream cheese, cheese, cumin, onion powder, fresh and canned jalapeños, green onions, salt, pepper, and ⅓ cup of chopped bacon. Using a spoon or rubber spatula mix all ingredients thoroughly. 

  2. To make coating combine reserved portions in a shallow bowl or plate ¼ cup green onion (green parts only), parsley, 1 T fresh jalapeños minced and reserved ⅓ cup chopped bacon.  

  3. Using 2 oz ice cream scoop, portion 8 equal balls, placing them in a shallow bowl to roll and cover with coating. 

  4. Serve with Dandy Celery sticks and Dandy Radish Coins

  5. Enjoy! 

Recipe by Chef Todd