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How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 20 sec. or just until cream cheese is softened.
How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavour. There are several ways to toast nuts. To toast nuts in the oven, spread nuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. To toast nuts on the stovetop, place nuts in ungreased skillet. Cook over medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently. To toast nuts in the microwave, place up to 1 cup of nuts in a microwaveable shallow dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec.