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Bacon-Covered Cheesy Football
Bacon-Covered Cheesy Football

Bacon-Covered Cheesy Football

5 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) (incl. refrigerating)
15 Min(s) Prep
5 Hr(s) Cook
The big game calls for a big cheese ball. This one serves your whole party and—bonus!—looks like the ol' pigskin. Score points with three delicious cheeses plus bacon.
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32 servings
Original recipe yields 32 servings
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 tsp. black pepper
2 Tbsp. pimento strips
round buttery crackers
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Let's Make It
1
Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended.
2
Add onions and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate several hours.
3
Form into football shape on serving plate; coat with bacon bits. Add pimento strips for the lacing. Serve with crackers.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
This is the perfect appetizer to serve while watching the big game with friends. Since it serves 32, one recipe goes a long way!
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans or Walnuts, PLANTERS Slivered Almonds or finely chopped fresh parsley for the bacon bits.
Tip 3
Variation
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing.
Nutrition
Calories
180
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 30mg
10%
Sodium 380mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fibers 0g
0%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 5g
10%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
8%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 32 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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