Transform the classic pecan-studded cheese ball into a festive game day football with this easy recipe from PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. This creamy, three cheese spread is sure to get cheers from your fans. Best of all, it takes just minutes to whip up! We can’t wait to make this retro classic appetizer!
Easy Three Cheese Football
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2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
½ cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
½ cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
¼ tsp. pepper
2 green onions, chopped
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
2 Tbsp. pimento strips
Beat the first 5 ingredients with mixer until blended. Stir in onions. Refrigerate several hours.
Form into football shape then coat with nuts.
Add pimentos for the lacing.
Serve with crackers.
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