Great cheese spread. We use this for tailgating parties during football season. It is great during the holidays for any gathering. Serve with a variety of crackers.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
additional:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat butter in a skillet over medium-low heat; cook and stir pecans in melted butter until toasted and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes.

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  • Mix pecans, American cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese, extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, green onions, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl. Press cheese mixture into a tart pan or a spring form pan lined with plastic wrap. Chill in refrigerator for flavors to blend, at least 2 hours.

  • Spread raspberry preserves over the cheese mixture and allow to sit at room temperature before serving, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

343 calories; protein 12.2g 24% DV; carbohydrates 11.8g 4% DV; fat 28.4g 44% DV; cholesterol 52.8mg 18% DV; sodium 523.7mg 21% DV. Full Nutrition