*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Fruited Cheese Log
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   C            Dried apricots
    1       T            Poppy seed (optional)
    1       Lb           Monterey Jack cheese, shred
      1/2   T            Seasoned salt
      1/3   C            Golden raisins
    8       Oz           Cream cheese, softened
      1/3   C            Dates, chopped
      1/3   C            Dry sherry
                         Walnuts, chopped
                         Cherries, grapes for garnish
 
   Soak apricots in 1 c water for 2 hours. Drain and
   chop. Blend cheeses. Add remaining ingredients, fruits
   last, mixing thoroughly in between. Turn out onto
   sheet of foil and shape into 9 log or 2 large balls.
   Wrap securely and chill until firm. Roll in chopped
   nuts, cover again in foil and refrigerate 24 hours
   before serving (may be frozen). 
 
 
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