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Peppered Cheese Spread

Yield 8 to 10 appetizer servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can whole tomatoes, well drained and chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) container soft cream cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Coarsely cracked black, green, and pink peppercorns

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 8 ingredients; shape into a log. Roll in coarsely cracked peppercorns. Cover and chill 8 hours. Serve spread with crackers.

  2. Prep: 20 min., Chill: 8 hrs.