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1 1/2 cups almonds - toasted
1/2 cup mayonnaise
8 ounces cream cheese
5 slices bacon; cooked, minced
1 tablespoon scallion
1/2 teaspoon dill; (optional)
Freshly-ground white pepper; to taste
Toast almonds and set aside. Combine all other ingredients in a bowl and
mix well. Chill for at least 1 hour. Form the cream cheese mixture into the
shape of a pinecone. Beginning at the bottom, gently press the almonds in
rows across the pinecone shape. Continue the rows until the whole shape is
covered, and resembles a pinecone. Either eat immediately or refrigerate.
Allow to come up to room temperature before serving. Garnish with greens.
This recipe yields 8 servings;
approximately 6.5 carb grams per serving. Source: "Low Carb Recipes at
http://www.lowcarbluxury.com" S(Formatted for MC6): "06-08-2003 by Joe
Comiskey - Mad's Recipe Emporium" - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Per
Serving (excluding unknown items): 221 Calories; 24g Fat (92.4% calories
from fat); 4g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 39mg
Cholesterol; 225mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 3 Fat.
Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yield: 8 servings
Last year's nuts must go.
- Michael Odom