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Spicy Cheese (Foot)Ball

Spicy Cheese (Foot)Ball
Warning! You will not be able to stop eating this flavor-packed cheese ball! It's just so good, and when shaped to form a football, makes the perfect party appetizer for your game day party.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Main dish
  • 2 8 ounces packages cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
  • ¾ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with habanero or jalapeno peppers (3 ounces) (reserve 5 shreds of cheese for football laces at the end)
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno chile pepper, seeded if desired, and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 8 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • Assorted crackers
  • Assorted veggie dippers such as carrots, cucumbers, celery, and/or sweet peppers
  1. In a large bowl beat together the first 10 ingredients (through the cayenne) until well combined. Cover and chill 30 to 60 minutes or until easy to handle.
  2. Shape cheese mixture into a ball and coat in bacon. Transfer to a serving platter. Shape into a football shape. Decorate with reserved cheese shreds to look like football laces. Serve with assorted crackers and veggie dippers.

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Posted by Allrecipes on Thursday, January 31, 2019