Pesto Cream Cheese Spread

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“This is a wonderful spread to take to a finger food fellowship or potluck. Serve with veggies or crackers. Prep time does not include set up time in refrigerator”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
20-25
YIELD:
1 1/2 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line a 5-3/4x3" loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and garlic powder until well blended; set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, butter and pesto sauce until blended.
  4. Gradually stir in olive oil.
  5. Spread about 1/4 cup cream cheese mixture into prepared pan.
  6. Carefully spread with 1/3 pesto mixture.
  7. Repeat layers twice.
  8. Top with remaining cream cheese mixture.
  9. Cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours.
  10. Un-mold; serve with crackers and veggies.
  11. NOTE: to get nice layers refrigerate first cream cheese layer until firm then top with even layer of pesto mix. Refrigerate after each layer.

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