This smooth and creamy cheese spread is chock-full of red pepper, green chiles and crunchy pecans. It’s always a hit, and is a sure-fire way to get the kids to eat more veggies. —Cynde Sonnier, Mont Belvieu, Texas
Pineapple-Pecan Cheese Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the cheddar cheese, 3/4 cup pecans, pineapple, chiles, red pepper and garlic powder; beat until combined. Transfer to a serving dish. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Sprinkle with remaining pecans just before serving. Serve with vegetables.