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Graduation Spread

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"So named because I made this when relatives came into town for my husband's college graduation. This cream cheese and olive mixture makes for a unique texture; the flavors taste best if allowed to meld overnight. It is great served with a small, crusty bread. Its a crowd pleaser!"
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10 m servings 97
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 to 15 servings)


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  1. In a medium size bowl, whip softened cream cheese with a whisk. Mix in olives, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into a serving bowl, and top with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 97 calories; 9.5 2.3 1.9 16 447 Full nutrition

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Just didn’t think this had a whole lot of flavor. For the most part, all I could taste was the cream cheese. Garnished with black sesame seeds for a little contrast. It was OK, but nothing th...

I love this stuff on bagels as a sandwich spread. I hadn't thought of the sesame seeds, but I love them. Toast them a little first, for best flavor.