This is a very simple but elegant and easy spread that you can use
for a holiday brunch, use on bagels or toast,muffins.
Holiday Cherry – Pecan Spread
2 cups cream-style cottage cheese
2Tbsp. dairy sour cream
1Tbsp. packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans toasted
1/2 cup dried tart cherries, halved
1 tsp.finely shredded lemon peel
Place cottage cheese in a blender jar or food processor container.
Cover and blend until smooth, stopping blender and scraping down
sides as needed (food processor results will be slightly less smooth
Transfer blended or processed cottage cheese to a serving bowl.
Stir in sour cream, brown sugar, pecans, cherries, and lemon peel until
Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours before serving.
Spread can be chilled up to 24 hours, but cherries will begin to stain the
Makes 21/2 cups of spread.