Pecan Cream Cheese Spread
15 minutes to prepare serves 6
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 cup pecans, finely chopped, toasted, optional
Wheat thins, triscuits or other crackers, serving
Combine butter, onion and garlic powders, and brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, whisking until butter is melted.
Stir in Worcestershire sauce, Dijon and toasted pecans, and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until sugar has fully dissolved and sauce is smooth and dark brown. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
Place cream cheese on serving plate and use a spoon to make a slight indentation in the center, then pour pecan mixture over the top and sides of cream cheese loaf.
Serve with crackers and enjoy!