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cheese spread

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Suzanne Auscherman
Carmel, IN

This is a delicious appetizer. Very different! Everyone asks me for the recipe!

★★★★★ 2
serves 20
prep time 8 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cheese spread

  • 3 8oz pkg
    cream cheese
  • 8 oz pkg
    sharp cheddar cheese, fine shredded
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    curry powder
  • 1 jar
    major grey (or other good brand) chutney
  • 2 Tbsp
    scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    toasted chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    chopped raisins or craisins

How To Make cheese spread

  • 1
    Soften cream cheese in microwave until soft. Mix with curry powder and shredded cheddar cheese. Chill mixture to blend flavors..1 hour or overnight.
  • 2
    Spread cheese mixture in shallow dish or on decorative platter. Pour chutney over top and then sprinkle coconut, onions, pecans and raisin or craisins on top.
  • 3
    Serve with assorted crackers and/ or sliced apples that have been dipped in lemon juice to prevent darkening of fruit.