*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                            Herbed Cheese Spread
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:15
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    8      ounces        feta cheese
    8      ounces        cream cheese
    2      tablespoons   sour cream
    1      clove         garlic
                         fresh chives -- cut in 3 pieces
                         fresh basil leaves -- chopped
                         fresh parsley -- chopped
                         fresh thyme -- chopped
                         fresh dill weed -- chopped (optional)
      Crumble feta cheese into bowl of food processor with chopping blade=
  intact. Mash garlic clove with flat edge of knife or in garlic press and=
  add to processor bowl. Add herbs, with chives snipped into 3 inch pieces.=
  No quantities are given for fresh herbs because they should be added=
  according to individual taste. To substitute dried herbs, start with=
  approximately 1/2 teaspoon basil, 1 tablespoon each of chives and parsley,=
  and 1/4 teaspoon each thyme and dill. Add more of any herb, if you wish.=
  Process just until herbs are chopped. Add cream cheese and sour cream.=
  Process until desired consistency, adding more sour cream for a softer=
  spread. Makes about one pint.
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 Serving Ideas : Serve with crackers.
 NOTES : Excellent for stuffing raw vegetables (celery, cherry tomatoes,=
  pepper wedges) for a quick hors d'oeuvre.