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Jalapeno-Pecan Cheese Spread

From Statesboro Market2Go

<p>A spicy dip made with locally grown pecans &amp; green onions! Try adding diced fresh peppers for a bit of extra spice! Please consider leaving a picture or comment if you decide to try this recipe!</p>
Source: (modified slightly) (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Serves: 2 cups

8 ounces Cream cheese (softened)
1 cup Shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup Pecans (finely chopped)
4 Green onions (finely chopped)
1/4 cup Jalapeno pepper jelly
Diced fresh peppers (optional, to taste)
Crackers (for serving)
And/or toast (for serving)
And/or chips (for serving)

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Beat cream cheese, cheddar cheese, pecans, pepper chunks (if using), and green onions until they are blended together.
  2. Put the mixture onto a plate and sculpt into desired shape. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, microwave the jelly until melted, then spread over the cheese mixture. Serve with crackers, toast, and/or chips.