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cream cheese wreath

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a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

There are many variations on this recipe. I found this one about 13 years ago in a magazine, source unknown, and the clipping has seen better days. I hope I can read it! Enjoy it for the holidays! Photo:

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For cream cheese wreath

  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz.ea.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 dash
    ground red pepper
  • extra chopped red bell pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley

How To Make cream cheese wreath

  • 1
    In a large bowl, mix the cream cheese and cheddar cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  • 2
    Add the next five ingredients and blend well. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  • 3
    Place a drinking glass in the center of your serving platter. Drop round tablespoonfuls of cheese mixture around the base of the glass, just touching the outer edges to form a ring. Smooth with a spatula. Remove the glass.
  • 4
    Garnish with chopped red bell pepper and fresh chopped parsley if desired. Serve with crackers, breadsticks, or fresh veggies.