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Carrot-Shaped Cheese Spread Recipe

Carrot-Shaped Cheese Spread Recipe

Cultivate compliments with this quick cracker spread coated with crushed tortilla chips. Taco seasoning, green onions and ripe olives dress up the thick mixture of cream cheese and cheddar.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 5 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup finely crushed nacho tortilla chips
  • Celery leaves
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and cheddar cheese until blended. stir in the olives, onions, pimientos and taco seasoning. On a serving plate, shape mixture into a carrot shape; press crushed nacho chips onto entire surface. Place celery leaves at top of carrot. Serve with crackers. Yield: 10-12 servings.