Febreze Winter Collection w/ Pinecone Cheeseball Recipe too!

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Holidays are all about family time and delicious smells! However sometimes the holiday smells can get over-powering which is why I love Febreze Home for the Holidays Collection! Febreze truly eliminates odors, so houseguests only notice the fresh holiday scents rather than potentially something that I burnt in the kitchen or normal household odors from cats, boys, and/or ingredients like garlic, onion, or fish for example. Thanks to the Febreze Holiday Collection 2014 scents your home could greet your guests with scents of Frosted Pine, Vanilla Latte, and Apple Tart!

Have you already tried the Febreze Home for the Holidays Collection?

What are your favorites (or most excited to try)?

{If you need some Febreze Fall Collection inspiration, find it here}

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Now that we have Febreze to help us tackle any unexpected or over-whelming smells Join me to learn how to make a festive pinecone cheeseball recipe! This may look complicated but if you can make a cheeseball you can handle this Pinecone cheeseball recipe!

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 Here’s some step by step pictures to help you create the right shape/detail for this cheeseball masterpiece…

First you shape the cheese mixture into a cone

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Then you place the almonds as shown. Once you have completed a row or two then you use your hand to shape the almonds down. This gives the most realistic look rather than just placing almond on it. Keep in mind that the rows need to be tightly spaced. At the end, you can use your hand to mold the almonds into the perfect look if some don’t look exactly how you want!
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Now it’s time to make your own to enjoy your Pinecone Cheeseball with fresh veggies, crackers, etc…

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Pinecone Cheeseball Recipe
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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Total time: 
 
Ingredients
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded applewood smoked cheddar (Alt: Monterey Jack or other cheddar)
  • 6 slices cooked bacon
  • 1-2 TBSP ranch dressing mix
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • large amount of almonds
  • Rosemary
Instructions
  1. Soften the cream cheese, crumble the bacon into bits, and then mix all ingredients (except almonds and rosemary) into a large bowl.
  2. Form the cheese mixture into a pinecone-like shape and set on serving plate.
  3. Layer the almonds onto the cheese to make it look like a pinecone. Put the rounded end of almond in cheeseball by rows then push them down to resemble pinecone. Repeat until cheeseball is covered in Almonds.
  4. Garnish with rosemary

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