Football Cheese Ball

Fans will love this cream cheese football coated with crushed pretzels, chives and crispy bacon. Serve with crackers, pretzels or pita chips. Add sour cream laces for the finishing touch.
Cuisine: American
Course: Appetizers, Party Perfect, Seasonal, Side Dishes, Snacks
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Prep Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 15 minutes
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12 people


  • 16 oz Prairie Farms cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Cup Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Green Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Cup Chopped Bacon, cooked
  • 1/3 Cup Pretzels, crushed
  • Prairie Farms Sour Cream, for garnish


  • In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, pepper jack cheese, cheddar cheese, 2 tbsp green onion, garlic powder, hot sauce, salt and pepper until fluffy.
  • Place mixture on serving platter and shape into a football. Press pretzels, bacon and remaining green onions over the top. Spoon Prairie Farms Sour Cream into an icing bag, with a wide tip and pipe on the football laces.
  • Place crackers, vegetables, or chips, around the finished cheese football. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

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