Apple Cheese Ball

Prep time:10 min
Total time:1 hr 10 min

Serves 4 to 6


3 slices crisply cooked bacon, chopped

3 tbsp Longo’s Pecan Pieces, finely chopped

1 tbsp minced parsley

1 Royal Gala or Red Delicious apple, grated

1 cup grated medium cheddar cheese

1/2 cup light cream cheese 1/4 tsp pepper

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce


  • Mix together bacon, pecans and parsley on a plate; set aside.
  • Place grated apple in sieve; let stand 2 minutes. Press gently to remove juices; discard juices.
  • Mix together cheddar and cream cheese, apple, pepper and Worcestershire by hand. Mixture may seem watery, but will bind together. Roll into a ball. Roll cheese ball in bacon mixture, coating the outside. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1/6th recipe): 170 calories
  • Protein 8g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Fat 13g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Carbs 6g
  • Sodium 260mg