Quick and Easy Appetizer Recipes
 Four-Cheese Pate Recipe


Four-Cheese Pate

3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened, divided
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons sour cream
3/4 cup chopped pecans
4 ounces Brie or Camembert, rind removed, softened
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup pecan halves
Red and green apple slice and/or crackers

In a mixing bowl, beat one package of cream cheese with milk and sour cream until smooth. Spread into a 9-inch pie plate lined with plastic wrap. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

In a mixing bowl, beat Brie, Swiss, blue cheese and remaining cream cheese until thoroughly combined. Gently spread over chopped pecans, smoothing the top to form a flat surface.

Cover and chill overnight or at least several hours.

Before serving, invert onto a plate and remove plastic wrap. Arrange pecan halves on top.

Serve with apples and/or a variety of crackers.

Makes 16 to 20 servings