This isn't just any old cheese ball. This cheese ball is a festive showstopper that tastes as good as it looks! Made with cream cheese, bacon and almonds, this recipe is a party-perfect appetizer spread.
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Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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Mix cream cheese spread and Miracle Whip until well blended. Stir in next 4 ingredients.
Shape into oval on platter.
Insert nuts, in overlapping rows, in cream cheese mixture to resemble pinecone, starting at bottom of oval.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with Christie Vegetable Thins Crackers and Christie Bacon Dippers Crackers.
Substitute 1/3 cup Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits for the chopped cooked bacon slices.
Prepare as directed except do not add nuts. Refrigerate up to 12 hours. Decorate with nuts just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 6 g
Saturated fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 3 g
2 cups or 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) 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.