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Appetizers

RITZ Cheesy Football

RITZ Cheesy Football recipe
photo by:kraft
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.
time
prep:
15 min
total:
5 hr 15 min
servings
total:
32 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each
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What You Need

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
2
 green onions, chopped
1/4
tsp.  black pepper
1
pkg.  (3 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits
2
Tbsp.  pimento strips
 RITZ Crackers

Make It

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.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

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!
Substitute
Substitute chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans or Walnuts, PLANTERS Slivered Almonds or finely chopped fresh parsley for the bacon bits.
Variation
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing.
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