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Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Rollups: Cream cheese, red peppers, scallions, ranch dressing mix and bacon make these rollups the perfect appetizer for a crowd. Try to eat just one…I dare ya.

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I have a recipe on the site that I posted the first summer I was blogging and it has consistently remained one of my most popular recipes.  Cream Cheese Ranch Rollups are hard to beat when it comes to feeding a crowd.

I have never had a party where these rollups weren’t the first thing to disappear.

So when contemplating how to make something containing cream cheese and ranch dressing mix even better, where did I turn? To bacon, of course.

Bacon always makes things better.

This version – Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Rollups – uses scallions and red peppers just like the original version, but replaces the minced black olives with finely chopped cooked bacon.

I also chose to use my Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix in lieu of the packaged mix. If you use the homemade mix, you will need about 3 tablespoons. Of course, you could still use the packaged mix, but I promise that once you try the homemade version, you will never go back.

Rumor has it that we are hurtling into football tailgating season, so my #12Bloggers cohorts and I have brought you 12 tailgate-friendly appetizer recipes. Whether you are actually tailgating or doing the more comfortable thing and staying at home to watch the game, finger foods are high on the list of must-haves, and boy do we have you covered.

Just make sure not to eat all of your Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Rollups before your friends arrive.

Make sure to check out the other 11 appetizer recipes perfect for game day:

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Bacon Ranch Cream Cheese Rollups
 
Ingredients
  • 4 12-inch tortillas
  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup finely chopped red pepper
  • Scant ½ cup finely chopped scallions
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped cooked bacon
  • 3 tablespoons homemade ranch dressing mix
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, red pepper, scallions, bacon and ranch mix. Spread evenly over the 4 tortillas. Roll each tortilla up tightly, then wrap in plastic wrap and chill for several hours or overnight.
  2. When ready to serve, unwrap roll-up from plastic wrap and slice.

 

9 Comments

  1. I love finger food and these little rolls are perfect for a friendly gathering or a light dinner! Thanks for coming and linking up at The Weekend Social. All posts get pinned in our pinterest board! Please be sure to come back next week starting Thursdays at 9PM EST on culinaryflavors.gr ! I hope to see you there!

  2. Finger food at it’s finest!
    I’ll have to make a double batch in an attempt to freeze some, if they last that long, that’s only with me snacking on these little beauties!
    Thanks for sharing, Odelle Smith x.

  3. Aaron would love this. Nay, ADORE THEM. Anything with cheese and bacon is his jam (or his… cheese?). I should probably just give him the whole rolled tortilla for lunch ;P

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