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    Pinecone Cheese Spread

    Pinecone Cheese Spread. Photo by Lucky Clover

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    2 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    2 hrs

    Lucky Clover's Note:

    I made this cheese spread for a Christmas party, and everyone thought it was so cute! It has a Mexican flare, is very tasty and is surprisingly easy to make.

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    1. 1
      Place cream cheese, shredded cheese and mustard in food processor or blender container; cover. Process until well blended; stir in chilies.
    2. 2
      Place on a sheet of wax paper; shape into 4-inch oval to resemble a pinecone.
    3. 3
      Insert almonds in rows to completely cover cream cheese mixture.
    4. 4
      Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
    5. 5
      Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.
    6. 6
      Serve as a spread with crackers.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 14, 2008


      very cute and delicious too!

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    • on November 26, 2007


      How fun this was and so simple, yet very impressive. I will definitely make this again and the Mexican cheese blend combined with the green chilis was a wonderful flavor to this Texas transplant and my Texan friends. Thanks Lucky Clover

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    Nutritional Facts for Pinecone Cheese Spread

    Serving Size: 1 (35 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 123.5
    Calories from Fat 98
    Total Fat 10.9 g
    Saturated Fat 6.3 g
    Cholesterol 32.9 mg
    Sodium 261.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 0.9 g
    Protein 5.1 g

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