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       Title: Sherry-Cheese Log
  Categories: Appetizers
       Yield: 10 to 12 serv
  
            -JUDI M. PHELPS
       8 oz Package Neufchatel cheese
   1 1/2 c  Swiss cheese; shredded
       1 T  Parsley; snipped
       2 T  Cream sherry
     1/3 c  Almonds; toasted and chopped
            Parsley; snipped
            Sesame seeds; toasted
            Red grapes (optional)
   
   Let cheese stand at room temperature about 1 hour.  In a small mixer
   bowl, beat cheeses and 1 tablespoon parsley till well blended.
   Gradually add sherry, beating till nearly smooth.  Stir in almonds.
   Cover; chill 1 hour.  With hands, mold mixture into log shape, about
   10 inches long. Press additional snipped parsley and sesame seed
   into cheese log, forming decorative rows of each.  Wrap the log in
   moisture-vaporproof wrap. Chill.  Or, label and freeze, if desired.
   If cheese log is frozen, let thaw 1-1/2 to 2 hours at room
   temperature.  Unwrap.  Serve cheese log on platter with assorted
   crackers; garnish with red grapes, if desired. Serves 10 to 12.
   
   To serve 25:  Prepare Sherry-Cheese Log as directed except double
   all ingredients and prepare two logs.
   
   Shared and MM by Judi M. Phelps.
   jphelps@shell.portal.com, juphelps@delphi.com, or
   jphelps@best.com
  
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