Country Crock is sharing 11 great ideas for adding some pizzazz to your spread with these recipes for twelve buttery compounds:
Recipes courtesy Country Crock.
1/2 cup Country Crock® Spread
Combine Country Crock® Spread with your choice of the tasty additions below. Spread 1 tsp. of the savory ones onto a toasted baguette, vegetables (such as grilled or boiled ears of corn or potatoes) or grilled steak, chicken or pork. Try the sweet spreads on whole grain toast, waffles, pancakes or muffins. Makes about ½ cup per recipe.
Bacon-Maple Spread: 3 slices crumbled bacon and 2 Tbsp. maple-flavored pancake syrup.
Caramelized Onion Spread: 1/3 cup caramelized onions (1 cup chopped onion cooked in 2 Tbsp. Spread until golden and tender), 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves.
Chili & Lime Spread: 1/2 tsp. grated lime peel, 1 Tbsp. lime juice and 1/2 tsp. each chili powder, dried oregano and ground cumin.
Garlic ‘N Herb Spread: 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh herbs like parsley, thyme and rosemary, 1 clove chopped garlic.
Caesar Spread: 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley, 1 tsp. lemon juice, ¼ tsp. grated lemon peel, ½ tsp. minced garlic.
Lemon-Parsley Spread: 6 Tbsp. chopped parsley, 1 tsp. grated lemon peel, 1 tsp. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. minced garlic.
Buffalo Spread: 2 tsp. sriracha sauce, 1 tsp. chopped garlic, 1/4 tsp. celery seed (add 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese if desired).
Cheddar BBQ Spread: ¼ cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese, 1 Tbsp. barbecue sauce.
Pesto Spread: 1/2 cup chopped basil, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tsp. chopped garlic.
Spice Cookie Spread: 3/4 cup Swedish spice cookie crumbs, 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon.
Gingerbread Spread: 1 Tbsp. molasses, 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. ground ginger, 1/8 tsp. ground cloves.
Christmas Morning Spread: 1/4 cup chopped pistachios, 3 Tbsp. chopped dried cranberries, 1 Tbsp. orange juice, 1/4 tsp. grated orange peel.