6 (3-ounces each) packages cream cheese, or 18 ounces, room temperature
8 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2 t grated onion
2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 t finely minced garlic
1 1/2 pounds whole roasted brown almonds
In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, onion, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic. Beat with an electric mixer until well blended. Refrigerate until firm then shape into a pine cone shape. Wrap in plastic and let ripen and firm in refrigerator for at least 24 hours. Decorate with roasted brown almonds. Put a small cut piece of pine, or a couple of sprigs of rosemary at the wide end of the cheese ball to make it look more like it just fell off of a pine tree.