Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended.
Add onions and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate several hours.
Form into football shape on serving plate; coat with bacon bits. Add pimento strips for the lacing. Serve with crackers.
This is the perfect appetizer to serve while watching the big game with friends. Since it serves 32, one recipe goes a long way!
Substitute chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans or Walnuts, PLANTERS Slivered Almonds or finely chopped fresh parsley for the bacon bits.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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.