Cheese Ball: Cheesy Football

posted by Mona M 01-27-101 6:02 AM

Cheesy Football
Prep Time:15 mins.
Skill: Learning Cook
Ready In: 5 hrs. 15 mins.
Serves: Makes 2 cups

2 pkg. (8 oz. each) Philadelphia Cream Cheese , softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) Kraft Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup Miracle Whip or Miracle Whip Light Dressing
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 tsp. black pepper or ground red pepper
1 cup chopped pecans

Beat cheeses and dressing with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add onions and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Shape into football; roll in pecans. Top with pimento or red pepper strips to
form lacing, if desired.

Variation: Substitute finely chopped parsley, walnuts or toasted chopped almonds
for pecans.

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