8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons candied jalapeños, seeds removed, chopped
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
Salt to taste
1/4 cup pecans, chopped and roasted
crackers for serving
Mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, cilantro, garlic, cumin,lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, half of the chopped candied jalapeños and half of the crumbled bacon. Taste and adjust seasonings and add salt.
Place the roasted pecans and remaining chopped candied jalapeños and bacon on a plate. Stir together so well mixed. With your hands roll the cheese mixture into a ball, then place on the plate and roll in the candied jalapeños, bacon and pecans until covered.
Chill covered for at least an hour before serving. Serve with crackers.