A creamy spread of Swiss cheese, cream cheese, green onion, nutmeg and toasted almonds is baked and served hot with crackers for a delicious appetizer.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Shredded Swiss Cheese
1/3 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
2 Tbsp. chopped green onion
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup PLANTERS Sliced Almonds, toasted, divided
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix cheeses, dressing, onion, nutmeg, pepper and 1/3 cup of the almonds until well blended.
Spread into 9-inch pie plate or quiche dish.
Bake 15 minutes, stirring after 8 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Garnish with chopped red pepper, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers.
Savor this tasty spread. Each 2-Tbsp serving goes a long way on flavor.
How to Toast Almonds
Microwave 1 tsp. butter or margarine in 9-inch microwavable pie plate on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted. Add almonds; toss lightly. Microwave on HIGH 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring every 2 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before using as directed.
Use Your Microwave
Assemble as directed. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 6 minutes or until Swiss cheese is melted and mixture is heated through, stirring after 4 minutes. (Do not overcook.) Stir before serving. Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Serve as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.