Spread: Layered Cheese Spread

Posted by: Schmitty 09-12-99 4:20

Layered Cheese Spread

2 cups finely shredded Swiss Cheese
1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tablespoons white wine or milk
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons snipped parsley
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
Crackers, crusty bread or crisp pitas.

Combine cheese, mayonnaise, wine, mustard and garlic powder.

Combine nuts, parsley and lemon.

In a 1 quart straight sided glass container, layer one third of cheese mixture, half of pecan mixture, a second third of cheese mixture, then remaining pecan mixture.

Top with remaining cheese mixture.

Cover and chill.

Let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.

Serve with assorted crackers, bread and/or pitas.

Makes 3 cups.

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