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Garlic Cheese Spread Recipe

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Lisa Jurkanin



2 tsp. butter
1 tsp. sugar
2 TB coarsely chopped fresh garlic
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
8 oz. (2 cups) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/4 tsp. salt


1/2 cup finely crushed cheese flavored bite sized crackers

Crackers/Dippers Ingredients

Melt 2 tsp. butter in small skillet until sizzling; add garlic and sugar. Cook over med.-high heat, stirring constantly, until garlic just starts to brown (3-5 min.) Immediately remove from heat. Combine garlic mixture and all remaining spread ingredients in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Shape cheese mixture into pumpkin shape with hands. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour. Place crushed crackers into large shallow bowl or pie pan. Roll cheese ball into crackers; press evenly to coat. Place onto serving plate.




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