*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        SHARP CHEDDAR CHEESE SPREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Spreads
                 Cheese/Eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lb           Cream cheese -- softened
    1 1/2   qt           Chef-Mate Sharp Cheddar
                         - Cheese Sauce -- unheated
    4       oz           Pimentos -- drained, chopped
                         - optional
    1       oz           Green onions -- finely chopped
                         - optional
 
   1.  Beat cream cheese in 20-quart mixer bowl on medium speed until
   smooth and creamy, about 5 minutes, scraping bottom and side of bowl
   occasionally. 2.  Add Cheese Sauce. Continue beating until well
   blended, additional 5 minutes. Chill. Serve with crackers.
 
   Note: This may be served as a dip if desired. Serve with fresh
   vegetables, potato chips or crackers. May be kept in refrigerator 3-4
   days.
 
   Makes 12 one cup portions (one portion serves 3-4)
 
   Source: Carnation Company