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Sweet & Savory Cheese Pie

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

32 servings

Layer ruby red preserves on a savory appetizer spread as the crowning touch. —Annette Whitmarsh, Lincoln, Nebraska
Sweet & Savory Cheese Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 jar (10 ounces) seedless raspberry or strawberry preserves
  • Sliced green onions, optional
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  1. Spread pecans evenly over bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Stir in cheddar cheese, green onions and bacon. Carefully spread over pecans. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  2. Loosen sides from pan with a knife; remove rim from pan. Spread preserves over top. If desired, top with sliced onions. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers): 161 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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