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Muenster Cheese Spread

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Muenster Cheese Spread

Recipe Description

Creamy Muenster, bacon, cream cheese, fresh chives...this is the perfect way to start any gathering!


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 oz) Burnett Dairy Muenster Cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Hot pepper sauce to taste
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Assorted crackers or cocktail rye bread


Beat the cream cheese, muenster, chives, horseradish, garlic powder, and hot pepper sauce in a large bowl until blended. Add bacon; beat just until mixture is combined.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until flavors are blended. Serve with crackers or rye bread. 

Recipe and photo © Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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