Pepper Cream Cheese Dip and Spread

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I bought some Peppadew Sweet Whole Piquante Peppers at Costco just because they looked so darn good. I had no idea what to do with them, so I whipped this up for Thanksgiving and it was the talk of the day. I barely had to wash the bowl and it's already been requested for Christmas. This is what I call a stupid-easy recipe, but nobody else needs to know that!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb cream cheese (2 "bricks")
  • 1 -2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 (14 ounce) jarwhole mild cherry peppers (*not* roasted red peppers, although they might be good, too)
  • 3 -4 tablespoons mild jalapenos (I only use LA PREFERIDA brand mild, but they can be tough to find)

Directions

  1. Heat cream cheese 30-40 sec in microwave. Mix in milk until smooth.
  2. Drain peppers and chop coarsely by pulsing in food processor.
  3. Add cream cheese and pulse until blended.
  4. Serve with crackers, tortilla chips or crudites, or spread on bread or bagels. Can be served immediately or refrigerated overnight to let flavors blend.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

It's so simple that I was skeptical, but I couldn't believe how good it is. Everyone loved it.

sdmorson May 31, 2010

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