Football Cheeseball

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Football Cheeseball

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Servings 12


  • 2 Packages. (8 ounces) Cream cheese,  - Softened
  • 1 Cup Shredded Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 Scallions, - Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Real bacon bits or pieces
  • 1 1/2 to 2 Cups Chopped pecans
  • Pimento or roasted red pepper strips


  • In a big bowl, use a mixer to mix together the first 7 ingredients until smooth. 
  • You can also place the ingredients in a food processor and pulse a few times until well  mixed.
  • Stir in scallions and bacon.
  • Cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Remove cheese mixture from the fridge and place on a large platter.
  • Shape the mixture into a football. 
  • Cover the football with nuts to get the brown color of the football.
  • If you don’t like nuts, you can use bacon bits instead.
  • Cut pimentos or roasted red pepper into thin strips and use to form laces of football on top.
  • Serve surrounded by crackers.
  • Makes a great centerpiece for your Super Bowl party, but take a picture because it will disappear before you know it!
  •  GO TEAM!


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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