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Cheddar and Bacon Log

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"Form this cheese and bacon mixture into either a log or a ball for an easy appetizer during the holidays."
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2 h 15 m servings 85 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Stir in bacon, cheese and green onions by hand. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Form cheese mixture into log shape or cheese ball; roll in pecans to coat. Wrap in plastic food wrap; refrigerate until well chilled (at least 2 hours). Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 85 calories; 7.2 g fat; 3.4 g carbohydrates; 2.1 g protein; 11 mg cholesterol; 100 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Pretty good recipe. I had to add much more Worchestershire and hot sauce than the recipe specifies. Otherwise, good and easy to make.

While preparing for this recipe, I realized (to my dismay) that I had bought low-fat cream cheese AND I was out of mayo. However, I continued this recipe despite my little "roadblocks." To my s...

Wonderful, it was the light of the party, will make again, very soon. I too added twice the hot sauce and W sauce and it two extra green onions. It was perfect!

This is the best cheese ball I have ever had. I made it for my bunco group and they just loved it. There was so much that I made two balls and brought the second to work the next day. It was a...

Did not like this recipe at all when first made, even though ingredients looked great. Thought it a failure even with the addition of extra hot sauce and Worcestershire as recommended. Fortun...

It was ok. Rather bland - needed additional spices. I will try this again, making several additions.

The best Cheese log I've ever had. I served it as a appetizer before Christmas dinner and everyone RAVED!! about it. I gave the recipe to just about everyone in attendance. Thank you :o)

This was delicious! I added more bacon and more green onions. It was a real hit at our Thanksgiving dinner where I am usually in charge of appetizers.

This was very popular amongst my guests. At first I was kind of nervous that forming the logs and rolling in the pecans would be difficult and messy, but it was actually extremely easy! It mak...