Alpine Almond Spread

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,212


1/2 cup almonds blanched
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese softened
3 tablespoons milk
2 to 3 tablespoons sherry
1/4 teaspoon onion salt
8 ounces Swiss cheese finely shredded (about 2 cups)
Wheat crackers, buttery round crackers or sliced fresh fruit


Lightly toast almonds Cool, then finely chop set aside.

In a small mixer bowl at medium speed, beat butter or margarine and cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. At low speed, beat in milk, sherry and onion salt until blended. Gradually beat in Swiss cheese, then almonds until well blended. Mound into a serving bowl or pack in a crock. Let stand for 30 minutes to develop flavor. Serve or cover and chill up to 2 weeks.

If chilled, remove spread from refrigerator and let stand to soften before serving. Serve with crackers or fruit.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 1,212
Calories from Fat: 1,014

This Alpine Almond Spread recipe is from the Dressings And Spreads Wheel Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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