2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 green onions, chopped
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
2 Tbsp. pimiento strips
Beat first 5 ingredients with mixer until blended. Stir in onions. Refrigerate several hours.
Form into football shape; coat with nuts.
Add pimentos for the lacing. Serve with crackers.
Since this cheesy spread makes 30 servings, it's perfect to serve at your next gathering of family or friends.
Substitute 1 pkg. (3 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits for the pecans.
Substitute chopped PLANTERS Mixed Nuts for the pecans.