Recipe by Southern Living October 2008


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10 mins
10 mins
Makes about 2 cups


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  • Beat together all ingredients with an electric mixer at medium speed until thoroughly combined. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container up to 1 week.

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