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Cherry and Pecan Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Saturday, October 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C. dried Sour Cherries
1/2 C. Water
8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 C. toasted Pecans, chopped
1/2 Tbsp. fresh Lime juice
1/4 tsp. Thyme leaves
1/8 tsp. freshly grated Lime zest

Scones or Butter Crackers

Directions:
Directions:
In a saucepan simmer cherries in water until liquid is reduced to about 1/2 Tbsp. Remove pan from heat and cool mixture.
In a bowl whisk together cream cheese, pecans, lime juice, thyme, lime zest, cherry mixture, salt and pepper to taste, until spread is combined well.

Serve spread with scones or crackers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1-1/2 C. Spread
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Spread may be made 2 days ahead of time and kept covered in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

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