"This rich and creamy cracker spread is great to snack on when watching football games," assures Elsie Krueger of Bloomer, Wisconsin. "You can have it ready in about 10 minutes. Feel free to substitute crabmeat for the ham," she suggests.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise*
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- Dash salt
- 1/2 pound diced fully cooked ham
- Assorted crackers
- In a mixing bowl, combine the first six ingredients; beat until blended. Stir in ham. Transfer to a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and heat at 50% power for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve with crackers. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Creamy Garlic Ham Spread in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p51