1 (5 oz.) package of bacon (cooked and broken into pieces)
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/4 cup parsley, fresh leaves
1 tsp worcestershire sauce
Baking & Spices
1 (1 oz) package ranch seasoning/dressing mix
Nuts & Seeds
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 cup cheddar cheese, sharp
2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese @ room temperature
1. in a small bowl, combine half of the bacon pieces, pecans, and 2 tbsp parsley; set aside. (This is the mixture you will roll your cheese ball in.)
2. In your KitchenAid mixer, beat cream cheese, garlic, cheddar cheese, ranch seasoning, worcestershire sauce and remaining bacon and parsley on medium-high until well combined.
3. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Shape the mixture into a ball and roll in the prepared bacon-pecan mixture
4. Serve with crackers or veggies and enjoy!