A delicious, versatile dip or spread. Great to make ahead and have on hand for entertaining.
1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese, softened (light cream cheese works fine)
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
chopped peanuts for garnish (optional)
--For Food Processor: Add all ingredients (except nuts) to bowl of food processor. Process until well combined. --For Electric Mixer: Combine cream cheese and brown sugar in a large bowl. Mix until well combined. Add peanut butter, honey, and vanilla, mix well combined. --Make it ahead and chill in fridge, or eat it right away. Garnish the top with chopped peanuts, if desired.
Serving suggestions: --use as a dip for sliced apples, pears, or bananas --use as a dip for chocolate wafer cookies, vanilla wafers, or graham crackers --use as a dip for pretzels --use as a spread on bagels, muffins, or toast --use as a filling for mini pie crusts, garnish with chopped nuts, mini choc. chips, or toffee chips.