Here’s an easy dish to make for your weekend guests. Place it in the refrigerator with their name on it so that when they raid the kitchen for a midnight snack, this will be ready and waiting for them.
Mélange Raspberry Cheddar Cheese Torte
1 1/2 pounds shredded cheddar cheese
1 medium white onion
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/3 cup heavy yolk mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
3 packages crackers
8 ounces raspberry preserves (or your choice of preserves)
1. Let cheese stand at room temperature until soft. Mix in remaining ingredients except preserves and knead with hands until well blended.
2. Line a 10” pan with plastic wrap. Press cheese firmly into edges of pan.
3. To serve, remove cheese from pan by inverting onto a dish, spread preserves over top and garnish with a lemon rose and parsley.
4. Serve with crackers.
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