Sesame Garlic Cheese Spread

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I like to keep a container of this in my fridge during the holidays, when I inevitably have unexpected guests. It keeps for a week and is quick and easy to make. Adapted from a Sunset cookbook.

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  1. In a small frying pan over medium heat, toast sesame seeds, shaking pan often, until golden (about 2 minutes); remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; beat in ricotta, parsley, garlic salt and sesame seeds.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for up to a week but before serving, let stand at room temperature until softened (about 30 minutes).
  4. Mound in a small serving bowl and serve with veggies.