Makes 12 appetizer servings
1 prepared 9-inch pie shell
½ cup toasted chopped pecans
6 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
4 ounces Maytag Blue Cheese
½ cup half and half
1 teaspoon cornstarch
¾ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon freshly grated black pepper
Fresh chives – finely chopped for garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Sprinkle nuts in the bottom of the pie shell. In a food processor bowl or blender, combine cream cheese, eggs, blue cheese, half and half, cornstarch and seasonings until smooth. Pour into crust and bake for 35-40 minutes or until center is fairly firm. Cool and chill 2 hours, then cut into 12 wedges and arrange on a platter. Garnish with chopped chives.
Source: Marcia Adams – Heartland – 1991