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Garlic-Almond Spread

This spread is made with garlic, almonds, cream cheese, heavy cream, Dijon mustard and more, then served cold.


3 tb Almonds
12 Cloves garlic; peeled
3 tb Peanut oil
8 oz. Cream cheese; at room temp
1/4 c sour cream
1 tsp. Worcestershire
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tsp. Chopped parsley; fresh
1 tsp. Dry rosemary
2 Shallots; chopped
Salt and pepper; to taste
1/3 c Heavy cream


Toast almonds in a 325 oven for 10 min. chop. Lower heat to 275 and bake the garlic in the oil. You might want to cover it to prevent browning.

Let the garlic cool, then blend it along with the oil in a food processor.

Add cream cheese, sour cream, Worcestershire, and mustard, blend well.

Add nuts, parsley, rosemary, shallots, salt, and pepper, blend again.

Remove from food processor and place in a mixing bowl. Whip the cream and fold into the mixture.

Pour into serving bowl and chill for 2 hrs. Serve at room temp.

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