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Country French Cheese

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe can also be made with fat-free equivalents of cream cheese, shredded Cheddar and salad dressing to reduce the amount of calories. Serve with your favorite crackers."
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servings 259
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the bacon, cream cheese, Cheddar cheese and salad dressing. Mix together well and form into a ball.
  3. In a shallow dish, mix together the parsley and chopped walnuts. Roll cheese ball in mixture to coat. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 259 calories; 23.3 2.9 9.7 49 457 Full nutrition

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This is a very tasty combination of ingredients. The sweetness from the dressing works well with the salty bacon. I made half this recipe as I only needed a small cheese ball. The mixture is ver...

This was my first time to make a cheese ball. I was pleased over-all, but it was REALLY hard to get it into a ball shape. Maybe it's just me, but it was sooooo gloopy that I could barely get it ...

Good, easy and minimal ingredients. I'll make it again.

Creamy and delish. Used pecans instead of walnuts.

This was one tastey cheese ball!! I'll be making this again for Christmas. Everyone enjoyed this very much! MMMMMM!!!!