Dips and Spreads

In 10" glass pie plate, layer first 4 ingredients in order listed. Serve with pita chips.

Very Easy
Serves 8

Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; add mirepoix and herbs. Cook until vegetables are soft (about 5 min.). Add lentils; cook and stir for 2 min. Add wine; cook until almost...

Easy
Makes 3 cups

Beat cream cheese until creamy and smooth; stir in mayonnaise, 2 cups shredded cheese and choice of stir-ins until well blended. Spread in a 9x9" glass baking dish sprayed lightly with cooking...

Very Easy
Serves 16

Beat cream cheese until creamy and smooth; stir in remaining ingredients until well blended, adding additional half-and-half to reach desired consistency.Stir-Ins:10 oz. frozen spinach, thawed and...

Very Easy
Makes 2 cups

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Let stand at least 30 min. before serving.Good to Know: A convenient substitution for the fresh lime and pineapple juices and olive oil is 1/3 cup...

Very Easy
Makes about 4 1/2 cups

In medium bowl, combine Gruyère, Gouda and flour; mix well to coat cheese with flour. Rub the inside of a large saucepan with cut sides of garlic; discard garlic. Add wine and lemon juice; bring...

Easy
Serves 6

Use as a spread or dip for lady fingers, shortbread or sugar cookies.TIRAMISU DIP: In a small bowl, combine mascarpone with 2-4 oz. coffee-flavored syrup. Garnish with shaved dark chocolate....

Very Easy
Serving size varies

Heat oil in a small sauté pan over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, chiles, thyme and allspice in oil until onion is very soft and light golden-brown (5-7 min.). Season with additional allspice...

Easy
Makes about 1 cup

Beat together first 4 ingredients using an electric mixer until completely smooth. Fold in next 4 ingredients; chill several hours. Scoop up a rounded tablespoon of cheese mixture; using your...

Very Easy
Makes 18-20 balls

Boil spinach and artichoke hearts in a cup of water in a small saucepan over medium heat until tender (about 10 min.); drain. Heat cream cheese in a small bowl in the microwave set on high for 1...

Easy
Serves 4

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