We’re Obsessed with This Everything But The Bagel Cheese Ball!
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Love a good cream cheese appetizer?
I know I do, and this brilliant Everything But The Bagel cheese ball shared by our sidekick Emily during our team retreat has our entire Hip2Save team crushing! This yummy and easy to make cheese ball features the popular Everything But The Bagel Seasoning from Trader Joe’s. It’s so good AND so easy!
This is a fun idea for entertaining last-minute guests, or if you’d just like to treat your family to a creative snack.
This recipe requires just a few easy ingredients!
Really, the main ingredients you’d need on hand are the softened cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, and the Everything But the Bagel seasoning. Costco carries a similar version (and it’s more affordable!) or you can make your own DIY seasoning recipe. I also chopped up some cooked bacon for my cheese ball. It’s completely optional, yet YUMMY.
If you’re trying to keep your diet on the low carb/keto side, be sure to check out this post on Hip2Keto.com – we’ve got a list of keto-friendly dippers for your cheese ball.
Some other fun add-ins would include:
- chopped green onion
- chopped jalapeno
- crumbled bacon
- crumbled bleu cheese
- additional Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
Hip Tip: Once you’ve formed a ball shape, I recommend putting some plastic wrap on a plate and rolling your cheese ball on the seasoning. Then you can also add seasoning to the top, and it’s less messy.
Everything But The Bagel Cheese Ball
yield: 12 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
total time: 10 MINUTES
This cream cheese appetizer features the popular garlic and onion seasoning traditionally served on bagels!
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 8 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
- 4 slices of cooked bacon, chopped
- 5 tbsp Everything But The Bagel seasoning
Oh my goodness, this is GOOD!
I served my cheese ball alongside my favorite Carr’s crackers and melba toasts, but you can also add fresh veggie dippers to keep things low-carb if desired. What a fun idea to take to a potluck or to have around for your next family gathering. Everyone at my house loves this seasoning, so we enjoyed our Everything But the Bagel Cheese Ball so much!
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