Thursday, May 5, 2016

LOVE this appetizer - savory and sweet!

I have had this recipe for over 20 years.  A dear neighbor in Katy, Texas ... Kendra shared this with me... along with the recipe.  She called it Cheese Souffle.  It reminds me of a yummy, flavorful cheeseball with sharp cheddar, green onions, pecans, mayonnaise... and topped with delightful raspberry preserves.  I know it sounds like a weird combination but I promise, you will love it.  I brought it to school last week and told the teachers... "I know it looks a little weird ... but you have to try it!"  They loved it too.  We enjoyed it for two days at lunch!

I snapped this picture as I was spreading on the raspberry preserves - so you could get the idea!

I served it with Wheat Thins - but any favorite cracker will do!

Cheese Souffle

1 lb or a 16 oz block sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 bunch of green onions - chopped
1 cup chopped pecans
1 clove minced garlic
1/2 tsp Tobasco sauce
3/4 cup real mayonnaise
1 cup raspberry preserves 

Mix together and form a ball.  Flatten into a serving dish.  Top with raspberry preserves.  Refrigerate. Serve with favorite crackers 

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