Bacon Cheese Wreath – Terrie Channell
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
½ cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup sliced green onions (optional)
10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
Parsley sprigs and diced pimentos, optional (can use red bell pepper or twizzlers in place of pimentos)
In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and onions; mix well. Stir in bacon. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours. Invert a small bowl in the center of a serving platter. Drop cream cheese mixture by rounded tablespoons around edge of bowl. Remove bowl. Smooth cream cheese mixture, forming a wreath. Garnish with parsley and pimentos (red bell pepper or twizzlers) if desired. Serve with crackers.