Contact Us

Celebrate Halloween with Taste of Home’s Candy Corn Cheese Spread Recipe

Taste of Home

Before you wrinkle your nose, I want you to know I’m not a big fan of candy corn either, but, this Taste of Home seasonal recipe’s flavor will surprise you!  It has a Tex-Mex flavor and there’s NO candy corn in it!  It’s just gives you a plate presentation idea to make your snack festive…fooled ya!

INGREDIENTS

  • •3/4 cup finely crushed yellow tortilla chips
  • •2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • •1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • •4 tablespoons sour cream, divided
  • •1 egg, lightly beaten
  • •1 garlic clove, minced
  • •3/4 teaspoon chili powder, divided
  • •1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • •1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • •1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • •Assorted crackers

DIRECTIONS

  1. •Press parchment paper onto the bottom of a 1-qt. round baking dish. In a bowl, combine crushed chips and butter; press into prepared dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 10 minutes.
  2. • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sour cream, egg, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder and cumin. Stir in chilies and cheese blend. Spoon evenly over warm crust.
  3. • Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until the top is lightly browned and a thermometer inserted near the center reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes; run a knife around edge and invert onto a serving platter. Carefully remove parchment paper.
  4. • Place remaining sour cream in a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe a large candy corn shape; sprinkle with remaining chili powder. Serve with crackers. Yield: 2 cups.

Buy Taste of Home Cooking School Tickets Now

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kkcb.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for B105 Backstage quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive B105 Backstage contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.