Yield: 1 1/2 cups
|1 \N||7 oz. round Gouda Cheese with red wax coating.|
|1 \N||3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened|
|2 tablespoons||Apricot preserves|
|1 teaspoon||Finely chopped onion|
|¼ cup||Finely chopped pecans|
|¼ cup||Finely chopped green bell pepper|
Food Processor Directions: Using sharp knife, remove thin slice of wax coating from top of Gouda cheese. Carefully spoon out cheese, leaving wax coating intact to form a shell. If desired, cut decorative edge around opening with small knife.
In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine Gouda cheese, cream cheese, apricot preserves and onion; process until smooth. Stir in pecans and green pepper. Spoon half of mixture into wax shell, mounding in center.
Cover remaining cheese mixture; refrigerate. Refill shell as needed. Serve cheese mixture with crackers. Yield 1½ cups Typed in MMFormat by cjhartlin@... Source: Pillsbury Holiday Party Recipes Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Cindy Hartlin" <cjhartlin@...> on Oct 12, 1998