BEAT cheeses and dressing with mixer until blended.
ADD onions and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate several hours.
FORM into football shape on serving plate; coat with bacon bits. Add pimento strips for "lacing." Serve with crackers.
Size-Wise: This is the perfect appetizer to serve while watching the big game with friends. Since it serves 32, one recipe goes a long way!
Substitute: Substitute chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans or Walnuts, PLANTERS Slivered Almonds or finely chopped fresh parsley for the bacon bits.
Variation: Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 180 Calories, 13 g Total fat, 6 g Saturated Fat, 30 mg Cholesterol, 380 mg Sodium, 12 g Carbohydrate, 0 g Dietary fiber, 2 g Sugars, 5 g Protein
Recipe courtesy of Ritz Crackers