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This recipe for Festive Cheese Wreath, by Nancy Lee, is from The Haun Family Cookbook,
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8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup prepared mustard 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup chopped dates 1 cup chopped walnuts
Beat mustard into cream cheese. Stir in cheddar cheese, dates and walnuts one at a time. Pat into a wreath shape. Refrigerate overnight to blend flavors. Garnish with parsley and candied cherries if desired.
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