Process first 3 ingredients in food processor until well blended; spoon into freezer-proof container. Stir in chiles. Freeze 20 min. or until firm enough to handle.
Shape into 4-inch oval on sheet of waxed paper. Insert nuts in rows to completely cover cream cheese mixture to resemble pinecone. Transfer to serving plate.
Refrigerate 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator 15 min. before serving. Let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Serve with crackers.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Spread can be stored, tightly covered, in refrigerator up to 3 days.
Make it Easy
Shape cheese mixture into ball instead of pinecone shape. Cover with almonds.
Add 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce to ingredients in food processor before processing until well blended.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 13 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 410 mg
Total carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 6 g
Makes 2 cups spread or 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.