Cheesy Football

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Dish type
Appetizer
Serves
30

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. pimento strips
  • RITZ Crackers

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes plus refridgerating
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  1. Beat first 5 ingredients with mixer until blended. Stir in onions. Refrigerate several hours.
  2. Form into football shape; coat with nuts.
  3. Add pimentos for the lacing. Serve with crackers.
  4. Substitute: 
Substitute ground red pepper (cayenne) for the black pepper.
  5. Substitute: 
Substitute 1 pkg. (3 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits for the pecans.
  6. Substitute: 
Substitute roasted red peppers for the pimentos.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
2 Tbsp. Spread and 5 crackers
Serving Size2 Tbsp. Spread and 5 crackers