Spread almonds in a single layer in shallow
pan. Bake at 300° 15 minutes, stirring often
until almonds just begin to turn color. Combine
softened cream cheese and mayonnaise; mix well.
Add bacon, onion, dill, and pepper; mix well.
Cover, chill overnight. form cheese mixture
into shapes of two pinecones on serving
platter. Beginning at narrow end, press almonds
at slight angle into cheese mixture in rows.
Continue overlapping rows until all cheese is
covered. Serve with crackers.