1. Bake almonds on cookie sheet for 15 minutes at 300 degrees, stirring often.
2. Cream mayonnaise and cream cheese. Add bacon, onion, dill and pepper; mix well. Cover and chill overnight.
3. Form cheese mixture into 2 pine cone shapes on serving platter and beginning at narrow end, press almonds at slight angle into cheese mixture in rows. Continue overlapping rows until all cheese is covered. Garnish with artificial pine sprigs. Serve with crackers.
Courtesy of: Janda Mueller
Almond Pine Cones - Edwards hickory-smoked bacon, toasted almonds and cream cheese combine for a delightful appeitzer