·1 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, finely grated
·1 cup mayonnaise
·1 cup chopped pecans
·1/2 cup finely chopped onion
·6 turns freshly ground black pepper
·dash of cayenne pepper
·12 ounce jar strawberry preserves
How to Make Rosalynn Carter's Plains Georgia Cheese Ring
- Combine cheese with mayonnaise, chopped nuts and onion. Mix in black pepper and cayenne, and blend thoroughly.
- Press into 3-cup ring mold.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- To serve, dip mold into a pan of hot water for 15-20 seconds before turning out on to a serving platter.
- Fill center with strawberry preserves and serve at once with Ritz crackers.