Scary Skull Cheese Ball

This creamy bacon, cheddar and ranch cheese ball will be a slightly scary appetizer for any Halloween party. Perfect served with WHEAT THINS.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded reduced fat white cheddar cheese  (4 oz.)
  • 3 Tbsp. real bacon bits
  • 2 Tbsp. ranch dressing mix
  • 1 pimiento-stuffed green olive, cut crosswise in half
  • 8 sliced almonds
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips


Beat Neufchatel cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch dressing mix in medium bowl with mixer until blended.


Shape into ball, then flatten into 5-inch disc.  Wrap in plastic wrap. 


Refrigerate 2 hours.


Shape cheese mixture to resemble a skeleton skull as shown in photo.  Gently press olives into cheese mixture for the eyes, then press almonds into cheese mixture for the teeth.


Serve with WHEAT THINS.