Bacon Chicken Cheese Ball

Today (4/17) is National Cheese Ball Day, a day to celebrate a round ball of cheese that often serves as the focal point of any appetizer spread. Join us in celebrating with this bacon chicken cheese ball.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 12 servings


  • 1 Propane Stove


  • 2 large Chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Green onions chopped
  • 1 oz Ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Bacon bits
  • 1/4 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1 cup Pecans chopped


  • Over a propane stove on medium-high heat, fully cook 2 chicken breasts. Let cool and shred with forks or with a mixer in a bowl.
  • In a large bowl, add chicken and other ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  • Shape the mixture into a ball and wrap it in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate the cheese ball for at least 1 hour.
  • When ready to serve, roll the cheese ball into the chopped pecans. Serve with crackers.