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Reindeer shaped cheese balls
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5 from 2 votes

Reindeer Cheeseballs Appetizers

Prep Time10 mins
Resting time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, cheese, Christmas, holidays
Servings: 20 cheeseballs
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Jane and Sonja


  • 2 8-oz packages cream cheese softened
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 strips bacon finely chopped
  • 1 tomato cut into small cubes
  • 40 pretzels


  • Combine cream cheese, ranch dressing mix, and shredded cheddar cheese in a medium bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Place cheese mixture in the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop cheese mixture and form into a ball. Roll each ball in chopped bacon. Place cheese balls back in the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
  • Place a piece of cubed tomato in the center of the ball as a nose.
  • Cut each pretzel in half, the cut the loop off the top of each pretzel half. Place one half on each side of the ball as antlers.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 302mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 176IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 1mg