Cream cheese topped with a savory salty seasoning, smoked then topped with hot honey. Dip seasoned crackers into cream cheese for a delightful dip on a charcuterie board or by itself. Try it with a savory or sweet seasoning blend!
This recipe comes from our friend, In Krista's Kitchen.
Yield: 6 servings
Heat smoker to 160°F-180°F then place block of cream cheese onto a small sheet of parchment paper.
Mix paprika, garlic, onion powder, sugar, salt, and fennel together then sprinkle evenly over the top of the cream cheese.
Score cream cheese then place it in the smoker for 1½ hours.
Right before cream cheese comes off the smoker, heat the honey and red pepper flakes in a small sauce pot just until warm. Remove cream cheese from smoker, transfer to a platter then top with hot honey. Serve crackers alongside warm cream cheese.
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Try this recipe with a premade seasoning blend! We like our Old World Italian blend for a savory version & Cinnamon Maple Sugar for a sweet version.