It is time for Christmas and New Year Parties. Here is a recipe that is a hit for most casual parties, and works well for those who have a habit of burnin' water, you know who you are. Even if you are a pretty good cook this is a recipe that works well for just about everyone. It has a little kick and you can adjust it to your taste. Merry Texas Christmas Y'all!
16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon of sriracha
1 Tablespoon of fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
2-3 jalapeños, stems and seeds removed, diced, divided
12 pieces cooked bacon, crumbled, divided
1/2 cup chopped pecans, roasted
Crackers for serving
Mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, cilantro, garlic, cumin, sriracha sauce, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, and half of the diced jalapeños and half of the crumbled cooked bacon. Season to taste.
Place the roasted pecans and remaining diced jalapeños and bacon on a plate, and with your hands, roll the cheese mixture into a ball, then place on the plate and roll in the jalapeños, bacon and pecans until covered.
Chill covered for at least an hour before serving. Serve with toast points or crackers of your choosing.