Christmas Candle Cheese Spread
Posted on Chyrel's Recipes from Friends by Tuddles.
Recipe from TOH Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
1/3 cup sesame seeds, toasted
1 medium sweet red pepper
1 medium green pepper
In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, onions, Worcestershire and hot pepper sauce until blended.
Form 1/2 cup cheese mixture into a 4-in. circle.
Coat with parsley.
Form the remaining cheese mixture into a cylinder; roll in sesame seeds.
Place on top of circle.
Cut a piece of red pepper to resemble a flame; insert into the top of the candle.
Cut one ring from the green pepper; cut in half.
Position one half on the side for handle.
(Save remaining peppers for another use.)
Refrigerate until serving.
Yield: 4-1/2 cups
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