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Cherry Cheese Spread Recipe

PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:37 pm
by HighHeelKitchen
Cherry Cheese Spread:

1 cup dried cherries
1 cup water
1lb. cream cheese, softened
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest

In a small heavy pan simmer the dried cherries in water until water is reduced to about a Tablespoon. Remove pan from the heat and cool.

In a medium sized bowl, beat the remaining ingredients together with the cherries and water once they have cooled.

Serve with scones or crackers.

Re: Cherry Cheese Spread

PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:07 pm
by dumpling
for those intolerant of Thyme, other suggestions are:
Freshly Cracked Black Pepper,
Fresh Scissored Dill Leaves,
Chinese Chilli Paste (the type with dried chilli in the mix with oil).