Yes crackers and fresh vegetables crave to be dipped into something (and then devoured by hungry people). That something happens to be a delicious cheese ball/log. For Christmas I brought a snack over for all to enjoy before Christmas dinner. It could have easily been my dinner.
Smoky Sesame Cheese Log
adapted from: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Smoky-Sesame-Cheese-Log
2 pkgs (8oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (oops...forgot0
1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
2 T toasted sesame seeds
2 T Worcestershire sauce
1 t liquid smoke, optional (I used Hickory flavored)
add-ins that I did: onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder
Combine all ingredients. Mixing well. Roll in additional sesame seeds. Roll in cling wrap and store in fridge until ready to serve.