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Spruced-Up Cheese Spread Recipe

Spruced-Up Cheese Spread Recipe

This zippy cracker spread is easy to shape into a Christmas tree for a festive occasion. —Judy Grimes, Brandon, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained, divided
  • 3 cups finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Mix first seven ingredients and 1/3 cup pimientos. Stir in cheese.
  • 2. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley, pecans and remaining pimientos. Serve with crackers. Yield: 32 servings (2 tablespoons each)

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons spread : 93 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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rottensweetpea
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"Very flavorful dip. Will definitely make again. I made it with dijon mustard and it was very zippy"

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jlampar0
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"it is easy to make and a great hit!"

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temp35
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"Have nit tried as yet but looks good."

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temp35
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"Have nit tried as yet but looks good."

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123DUTCH
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"nice and easy to make and very nice to eat"

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Texan2000
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"Base is great. Here in the Southwest, this is how we make pimento cheese spread for sandwiches...oh, add one fresh seeded, diced jalapeno or the equivalent in seeded, diced pickled jalapeno"

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fredaevans
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"If this is to be served as a 'snack' during a football game .... double the recipe!

;>)"

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