French Quarter Pecan Cheese Spread wallacegardencenter

French Quarter Pecan Cheese Spread

Topped with toasted and tasty pecans, this sweet-and-savory cheese spread is a great bring-along to dinner parties!

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 cup finely-chopped pecans, toasted
  • assorted crackers
  1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, onion, and garlic.
  2. Transfer to a serving plate; shape into a 6-in. disk. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard.
  4. Cook and stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Remove from the heat; stir in pecans.
  6. Cool slightly.
  7. Spoon over cheese mixture and serve with crackers.
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