Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball

This Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball is spectacular! It transforms a favorite dip into a new delicious creation that is so easy to make. It is perfect for gatherings and events.

Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball coated in bacon crumbs and garnished with fresh chopped spinach, with section removed to reveal middle, surrounded by crackers on white serving tray.

Can you believe 2019 is in just a couple more days?! Each and every year feels like it went by faster than the last for me. I love reflecting on the past year and what I want to improve for the upcoming year.

I also love planning New Years parties. I love planning the menu. Without fail, at least one cheeseball makes it on the list.

Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball scooped onto a cracker.

This Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball takes the favorite dip and transforms it into a delicious new creation that will be the talk of the party! Everyone went crazy for this cheese ball.

It is loaded with spinach, artichokes and cream cheese and rolled in delicious bacon. This will definitely be a new party staple for me.

Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball garnished with fresh chopped spinach surrounded by crackers on white serving tray.

Spinach Artichoke Cheese Ball
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces green chilies, drained
  • ¾ cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • ½ cup chopped artichoke hearts
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¾ cup cooked chopped bacon
  1. In a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients and form into a ball.
  2. Roll in chopped bacon.
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
  4. Serve with your favorite crackers.


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  1. Emme

    Looks great. What can you substitute for the bacon to keep it vegetarian? We have a several in the family, so I want to be able to share with them all.

  2. Shari

    I was just curious if the spinach is frozen spinach or fresh? Also, are the artichokes in water?

  3. judith alston

    wanted to know the respond to the bacon alternative