Thursday, April 3, 2008

Blue Cheese Spread

1/2 cup finely-chopped walnuts
1 package (8 oz) reduced-calorie cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup reduced-calorie sour cream
1 package (4 oz) blue cheese (such as Danish Blue or Maytag), crumbled
1 tbsp chopped pimentos
1 tbsp minced green pepper
1/2 tsp Garlic Granules
1/2 tsp Onion Granules
Dash Black Pepper 6 oz
Pan-roast walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat, shaking skillet and/or stirring constantly, until golden brown. Cool slightly. Beat cream cheese in bowl until smooth and creamy. Blend in sour cream, blue cheese, walnuts and remaining ingredients; mix well. Spoon into attractive serving dish. Keep refrigerated. Makes 2 cups.Directions to give with spread: Store in refrigerator. Serve with unsalted crackers, party rye or French bread.

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