Hot Macadamia Spread
Chopped macadamia nuts add a buttery crunch to this hot cream cheese and horseradish spread.
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
1/4 cup finely chopped red or green pepper
1 green onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts or blanched almonds
2 teaspoons butter
- In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Stir in sour cream, horseradish, green pepper, onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Spoon into an ungreased shallow 2-cup baking dish; set aside.
- In a skillet, sauté the nuts in butter for 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle over the cream cheese mixture.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350°F (175°C) for 20 minutes.
- Serve with crackers.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.