Cheesy Witch Hat

Halloween Dip Recipes
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2 Reviews
This creamy cheese spread is shaped into a witch hat and covered in poppy seed to create a yummy appetizer for your next ghoulish gathering!
30 min
Prep Time
4:30
Total Time
32 servings

Ingredients

Spread

2 (8-ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (.7-ounce) package
dry Italian salad dressing mix
10 ounces (2 1/2 cups)
shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (4-ounce) jar
chopped pimentos, well-drained
1 (1.25-ounce) package (1/4 cup)
poppy seed

Decorations

1 large
carrot, peeled, sliced thin

Serve With

Crackers
Fresh cut-up vegetables

Directions

  1. Combine all spread ingredients except poppy seed in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reserve 2 tablespoons cheese mixture in another bowl. Cover; refrigerate.
  2. Divide remaining cheese mixture in half. Spread one-half into 6-inch circle in middle of serving plate to form brim of hat. Shape remaining half of cheese mixture into 4-inch ball. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Assemble hat by centering cheese ball in middle of hat brim. Shape ball into cone to form top of witch’s hat. Sprinkle or press poppy seed over entire hat to cover.
  4. Attach carrot slices to form hatband by using reserved cheese mixture. Carefully cover with plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  5. Remove from refrigerator about 30 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted crackers and vegetables.

Recipe Tips

- Sliced olives, zucchini or small round crackers may also be used to form hatband.

- This fun hat can be made 1 day ahead. Wrap in plastic food wrap; refrigerate. Attach hatband just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
35mg
Carbohydrates
1g
Protein
4g
Fat
11g
Sodium
230mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This is so much fun, and tastes great!

Rating

LOVED this recipe; this year for Thanksgiving I'm going to make it into a Pilgrim hat! Should be awesome!

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