Philly cheese bells: The perfect retro appetizer for your Christmas party

Philly cheese bells The perfect retro appetizer for your Christmas party

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Creamy Philly bells & crisp Triscuit Wafers. A delicious combination.

Your guests are sure to go for this taste-tempting combination. Crisp, Nabisco’s Triscuit Wafers and a creamy cheese spread made from Philadelphia Brand cream cheese and spreadable Cracker Barrel cold pack cheese food.

1981 Philly cheese bells The perfect retro appetizer for your Christmas party

“Philly” Cheese Bell recipe


1 8 oz container Cracker Barrel Brand Sharp Cheddar Flavor Cold Pack Cheese Food
1 8 oz pkg Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese
2 teaspoons chopped pimiento
2 teaspoons chopped green pepper
2 teaspoons chopped onion
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


Combine cold pack cheese food and softened cream cheese, mixing until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well.

Mold into bell shapes using two cold pack containers lined with plastic wrap. Chill until firm; unmold.

Garnish with chopped parsley and pimiento strips, if desired. Spread over Nabisco’s Triscuit Wafers. Yield: 2 bells.

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  1. There were also “variations” included regarding the added vegetables/crunchies. Does anyone remember what they were?

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