Pecan Cheese Spread 22013-06-20
Second of two pecan cheese spreads. Both are good. You choose!
- 4 strips bacon
- 3/4 cup pecan pieces
- 2 cups firmly packed grated cheddar
- 4 oz cream cheese, softened
- 2 Tbs mayonnaise
- 1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce
- 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
- 3 green onions, sliced
Fry bacon in heavy large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Transfer to paper towel to cool. Add pecans to drippings and cook until golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Transfer to paper towel to cool. Season with salt.
Blend cheddar, cream cheese, mayonnaise, hot pepper sauce and worcestershire sauce in processor until smooth. Transfer to bowl and stir in green onions. Crumble bacon and add to mixture.
Line cookie sheet with plastic. Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto plastic, forming 8-inch strip. Chill in freezer 20 minutes to firm slightly. Using plastic as aid, form log shape. Remove plastic; roll log in pecans to coat. Wrap and refrigerate until firm.
Serve with crackers.