Ashley McMakin, Birmingham, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living November 2011

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 45 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 to 10 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Cool 15 minutes.

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  • Stir together mayonnaise and next 2 ingredients. Stir in pecans and cheese.

  • Spoon mixture into a plastic wrap-lined 4-cup ring mold with a 2 1/2-inch center. Cover and chill 2 hours.

  • Unmold cheese ring onto a serving platter. Discard plastic wrap. Stir together blackberry preserves and basil. Fill center of ring with blackberry preserves mixture. Serve with crackers. Garnish, if desired.

  • *Sharp white Cheddar cheese may be substituted.

Source

Ashley Mac's, Birmingham, Alabama

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