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Update the cheese platter with a new cheese ball, spiced honey for drizzling, and marinated feta.

Julie Grimes
Recipe by Southern Living December 2013

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

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hands-on:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 cheese ball
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon slices in a skillet over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon. Sauté pecans in hot drippings 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool 10 minutes. Stir together Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, green onions, kosher salt, ground red pepper, softened cream cheese, bacon, and pecans. Shape into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap. Store in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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