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Toasted Pecan Cheese Log

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  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced green pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Diced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce
  Cheddar cheese 8 Ounce, shredded (2 Cups)
  Italian salad dressing mix 3⁄5 Ounce
  Diced pimiento 1 Tablespoon, drained
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1 Dash

Spread pecans in a single layer in a 9-inch square baking dish.
Microwave at HIGH, uncovered, 5 to 6 minutes or until toasted.
Set aside.
Combine green pepper, onion, and butter in a microwave-safe bowl, cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap.
Microwave at HIGH 45 seconds or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring once.
Drain, and set aside.
Place cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave at MEDIUM LOW (30% power) 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until cream cheese is softened.
Combine cream cheese, cooked vegetables, and remaining ingredients, mix well.
Shape mixture into an 11- x 2-inch log, roll in toasted pecans.
Cover and chill.
Serve with assorted crackers.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2185 Calories from Fat 1759

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 202 g310.7%

Saturated Fat 97.6 g488.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 499 mg166.3%

Sodium 2348.1 mg97.8%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 15.7 g

Protein 76 g151.8%

Vitamin A 107.2% Vitamin C 46.2%

Calcium 191% Iron 23%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Toasted Pecan Cheese Log Recipe