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Beehive Butter

Yield 3 cups
Scoop this spread from a crock if you prefer.


  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 pecan half
  • Garnishes: fresh herbs, edible flower petals

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 3 ingredients.

  2. Form butter mixture into a beehive shape. Smooth mound with a spatula or rounded knife. Form grooves around mound with tines of a fork. Insert pecan half near the base for a door; chill 2 hours or up to 2 days. Garnish, if desired.