Game Day Jalapeno & Bacon Pimento Cheese Ball
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 8 oz finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz jar diced pimento
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 3 oz real bacon bits
  • freeze-dried chives
  1. Cut the top off your jalapeno pepper and take out the seeds and ribs
  2. Finely mince the jalapeno.
  3. In a large bowl, combine your softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, pimento, mayo, onion powder, worcestershire sauce and jalapeno.
  4. Once everything is combined, turn your mixture out onto a piece of plastic wrap and mold into the shape of a football.
  5. Place your cheese football into the fridge to set.
  6. Once set, place your pimento cheese ball onto a serving tray and cover it with real bacon bits
  7. Use the freeze dried chives to form the laces on the football.
  8. Serve with a side of football shaped pretzels
Recipe by Where's Amanda? at