How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped packages of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 to 45 sec. or just until cream cheese is softened.
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
To easily toast nuts, spread them in single layer in shallow pan. Bake at 350°F for 5 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
How to Crush Wafers
To crush wafers without using a food processor, place wafers in large resealable plastic bag. Press bag to remove excess air before sealing bag. Then crush wafers with rolling pin.
When Cooking on a Gas Stovetop
If cooking the hazelnut brittle on a gas stovetop, be sure to reduce the heat setting to medium to prevent the hazelnut mixture from burning.