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I'm so sorry I forgot to rate this! I made a triple cheese ball to use for Turkey Appetizer and it worked out beautifully. The leftover cheese ball was softened and made into cheesy hashbrowns. Very tasty and couldn't be easier. Thanks for sharing.

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Brenda. December 05, 2009

This was good and so easy, I made it into a spider for Halloween, using black pipe cleaners and googly eyes. It was so cute. The bacon made it look all hairy. The only change I would make would be to cut back on the ranch dip mix. It was too salty for my taste. It is probably fine for others, but I don't use salt much.

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Julie F October 31, 2009

My husband who loves the regular cheese ball said he almost liked this better! I did use crumbled bacon and fat free cream cheese. Next time I'll probably use full fat cause of the texture. Thanks for a tasty recipe!

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drinkmore October 18, 2009

this was sooooo sooooo good! i ate the cheese that was still in the bowl after i made the ball with some ritz and put sum left over bacon bits on it and it was amazing!!!! i just put it in the fridge for tomorrow! i cant wait to eat it!

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shine4dalost July 30, 2009

Well I have to say I didn't have time to make the balls, but did use your ingredients. I mixed everything together but 1/2 the chedder, and 1/2 the bacon bits (real bacon). Put it in a pie pan and toppped it with remaining ingreidients. Microwaved till warm and served it with crackers! Everyone loved it...Thanks! K-jon

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K-Jon Chef March 15, 2009

I love cheese balls and this one is no exception. It had a very strong ranch flavor, but we like that. Thank you for posting, I plan on using this again for the holidays.

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mommyoffour March 03, 2009

This was so easy to make. However, I found it to have too strong of a Ranch Flavor for my family and my tastes. I don't know if putting half the bacon bits inside the ball help with that or not. I doubt I would make this again.

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Joann February 26, 2009

Wow! Thank you so much for this super recipe! I made this for a Christmas appetizer and the entire thing was gone in an hour. I am planning on making this several more times. I used bacon bits, and mixed in half of bits into the ball as others suggested.

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20XCRunner12 December 27, 2008

This was super easy to make. It was the first cheese ball I have made and will be making again for sure. I also added some bacon bits into the cheese ball before rolling in the rest. Thanks

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CFScott December 19, 2008
Ranch and Bacon Cheese Ball