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This is a great spread for the holidays and so fast!

Ingredients

8-ounce container cream cheese
2 tablespoons 1-percent milk
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons dry onion flakes
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon melted butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Place cream cheese in a quart-sized bowl and microwave on high for 30 to 45 seconds. Add milk, green pepper, garlic salt, regular salt, black pepper, onion flakes and sour cream; mix well. Microwave butter for 15 seconds to melt; stir in pecans and salt. Sprinkle buttered pecans over cheese mixture. Serve with crackers of your choice.

Kay Davis, Milan



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