Cheesy Football

Cheesy Football
Cheesy Football
Courtesy of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese

Cheesy Football

This cheesy football dip is delicious, festive and includes three different cheeses that team up for some serious yum. Recipe courtesy of Philadelphia Cream Cheese.

Deliver Ingredients
1 cheesy football


  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, such as PHILADELPHIA, softened
  • 1 9-ounce package shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, such as KRAFT
  • ½ Cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • ½ Cup dressing, such as MIRACLE WHIP
  • ¼ Teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 Cup chopped pecans, such as PLANTERS
  • 2 Tablespoons pimento strips
  • Crackers, such as RITZ, for serving


Beat the cream cheese, Cheddar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, dressing, and pepper with a mixer until blended. Stir in the onions. Refrigerate for several hours.

Form into a football shape; coat with nuts.

Add pimentos for the lacing. Serve with crackers.

Cheesy Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheesy Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.