Bacon Chive Cream Cheese
1 hour 15 minutes
. Regular or 1/3rd Reduced Fat Cream Cheese – at Room Temperature
(can substitute White Wine, Gin, Sake… really whatever is clear in color and you fancy)
Bacon – Cooked until very crispy and crumbly
Chives – Finely Chopped
of Garlic - Minced
Heaping tsp Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
Place Cream Cheese in a medium size mixing bowl.
Add Vodka and mix thoroughly to soften Cream Cheese.
Add remaining Ingredients and mix, using a spatula and scraping the sides of the mixing bowl, until well combined.
**alternatively, you can use a food processor. I don’t, because I just find this as more dishes to clean… and I HATE more pots, pans, plates, blades, etc. to clean. Ick!!**
Place bowl in the refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap (or transfer to a tuber ware) and allow flavors to marry for at least 1 hour.
Serve with Bagels https://www.nospoonnecessary.com/ny-style-everything-bagel/