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Test Kitchen Approved

Whiskey Barrel Smoked Cheese Ball

Recipe By Dia S.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

Recipe By Dia S.

Nothing brings people together like a cheese ball.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with crackers, cut vegetables, and cocktails.

Ingredients

8 oz. smoked Gouda, shredded

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

¼ cups cooked, crumbled bacon

1 Tbsp. water





¼ tsp. Kosher Salt


½ cups pecans, toasted and rough chopped

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

Directions

Combine all ingredients (except pecans) in food processor. Blend for 30 seconds, or until smooth, scraping down sides with spatula as needed. Scoop mixture into a bowl, cover, and chill for 2 hours. Place pecans on a plate. With hands, form chilled mixture into a large ball, or 25 to 30 individual bite-sized balls. Roll ball(s) in pecans, pressing gently to coat evenly. Chill until ready to serve.