I served this recently and it seemed to go over well. Super easy and can be made ahead. I got the recipe from Everyday Food. Love that magazine!
You will need

Serves 8
•1 bar (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature

•1 cup coarsely grated sharp white cheddar (4 ounces)

•1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

•1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

•Coarse salt and ground pepper

•1 cup shelled unsalted pistachios, coarsely chopped

•Crackers, for serving

1.In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, cheddar, Dijon, and Worcestershire until well combined; season with salt and pepper. Place in wax paper and form into log shape. Cover, and refrigerate until slightly firm, 1 to 2 hours.

2.Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, toast pistachios over medium, stirring frequently, until fragrant and golden, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate; let cool.

3. After chilling…take cheese out of fridge and cover with pistachios, pressing to adhere. Wrap log in a fresh piece of waxed paper; chill until firm, 1 to 2 hours (or up to 1 day). Serve with crackers.

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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  1. Mmmm this looks yummy and I think I could whip it up for Christmas Eve without adding too much stress to my life! Thanks for sharing.

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