Swiss & Cheddar Cheese Ball
8 oz. softened cream cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1-2 cup onion, finely chopped
1 - 2oz. jar diced pimiento, undrained
2 tablespoons pickle relish
10 slices bacon, crumbled
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup parsley, snipped
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
In a large bowl beat cream cheese and yogurt until
fluffy. Beat in Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, onion,
undrained pimiento, pickle relish, half the bacon and
1/4 cup pecans. If desired, season with salt and
pepper. Cover; chill until firm. Shape into 1 large or 2
small balls on waxed paper; set aside.
In a small bowl combine remaining bacon,
remaining 1/4 cup pecans, parsley and poppy seeds,
turn out onto clean sheet of waxed paper. Roll ball in
bacon mixture to coat.
Serve with crackers.