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holiday cheese wreath

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a great Kraft recipe for your holiday entertaining. This recipe is from the 50's. This is a quick and easy recipe for even the novice hostess. This is a creamy spread to use on crackers or bread sticks. You can add other ingredients to this basic recipe and still have it come out great! Try mixing in a few chopped olives, black or green, or chopped sweet or dill pickles,and a little dill. Chopped ham and pineapple tid-bits etc....

(1 rating)
yield 10 or more servings
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For holiday cheese wreath

  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz. ea.) cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz
    pkg. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    diced red or green bell peppers
  • 1 Tbsp
    dehydrated minced onions
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
  • 10 slice
    bacon strips, cooked and crumbled diced fine
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • parsley flakes - for garnish
  • a few pimento strips for garinsh

How To Make holiday cheese wreath

  • 1
    Beat cream cheese and cheddar in small bowl with electric mixer on medium-speed until well blended.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except parsley and pimento pieces. Mix well. Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
  • 3
    Next day place a drinking glass in the center of a serving plate. Drop rounded Tablespoons of the cream cheese mixture around the glass, just touching outer edge of glass to form a ring; smooth with spatula, Remove glass.
  • 4
    Garnish with parsley to form a wreath. Use a piece of pimento to make a ribbon- and if you like a few pimiento pieces as berries in the wreath.

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