IMG_5013 copy.jpgIngredients
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 (4 oz.) jar diced pimentos, drained
1/4 tsp. salt
1 jalapeño, seeds removed and finely chopped
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups bacon, cooked and finely chopped
1 1/2 cups pecans, toasted and finely chopped
Pretzel sticks for serving

In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic salt, onion powder and cayenne until smooth. Mix in cheese, pimentos and jalapeno until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm.

In a medium bowl, combine bacon and pecans. Using a spoon, form heaping tablespoons of pimento cheese into balls. Roll each cheese ball in bacon mixture.

Refrigerate cheese balls until firm. Just before serving, skewer each cheese ball with a pretzel stick.