<p><span>Bacon, pimento, green onion, toasted walnuts and Sargento</span><sup>®</sup><span> Monterey Jack cheese come together to create this delicious cheese ball. </span></p>
- 16 oz. Cream Cheese
- 2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
- 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
- 1 tsp. Hot Sauce
- 4 cups Sargento® Monterey Jack Shredded Cheese, divided
- 1/2 cup Diced pimentos, drained
- 1/2 cup Crumbled bacon
- 1/2 Green onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup Chopped walnuts, toasted
- In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and next 3 ingredients. Blend on low for 1 minute. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2-3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
- Gradually add cheese ½ cup at a time, blending between each addition until all but 1 cup of cheese is added. Add remaining ingredients. Blend on medium speed until well blended.
- Separate mixture into two balls and spoon mixtures into 2 piles on a large pieces of plastic wrap. Wrap plastic around cheese and form into a ball. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- Unwrap cheese balls and place in the center of a serving plate to form snowman shape. Cover cheeseballs with remaining cups of cheese. Get creative and use veggies to give the snowman features.
- To Serve: Add assorted crackers or vegetables around cheese ball and serve.