Smoky Beef Jerky and Cream Cheese Spread

Beef jerky is usually eaten out of hand, but here’s one way to use it as an ingredient instead. The jerky bits give a smoky flavor and pleasing chewiness to the mixture, which is delicious spread on rye crackers.

Who says snack food can’t be organic?

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounce (1 package) Organic Prairie Spicy Hickory Beef Jerky
  • 4 ounce (1/2 package) Organic Valley Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 2 green onions

Directions:

1. Working carefully, use a sharp knife to cut jerky pieces into thin strips. Cut the strips crosswise into tiny bits.

2. Use a fork to combing jerky bits and cream cheese in a bowl; work in the milk and vinegar, and then the greens onions.

3. Let mixture stand at room temperature one hour before serving.

Copyright by Terese Allen