- In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add the feta, mozzarella, onion, and cayenne; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours until firm.
- On a serving platter, form cheese mixture into a pine cone shape. beginning at the narrow end, arrange almonds in overlapping rows. Add cinnamon stick and dill for the stem and pine needles.
- Serve with bread sticks, crackers and/or vegetables.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Cheese Spread Pine Cone
CHEESE SPREAD PINE CONE
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup milk
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons of dried minced onion
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2/3 cup sliced, unblanched almonds
1 cinnamon stick
Fresh dill sprigs