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Makes about 32 servings.


    1 cup diced ham
    2 tablespoons coarsely chopped sweet onion
    1 3-oz. package cream cheese, softened
    1/4 cup sour cream
    2 tablespoons honey
    1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
    1/2 cup chopped dried apples
    1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
    1/4 cup dried cranberries
    1/4 cup chopped walnuts
    Cocktail bread slices 


In food processor, chop ham until coarsely chopped.
Add onion, cream cheese, sour cream, honey, nutmeg and allspice.
Process with on-and-off pulses until mixed.
Add dried fruits and walnuts.
Process, pulsing, just until fruit is chopped.
Press mixture into 2-cup bowl or mold.
Cover and refrigerate 2-24 hours.
Unmold, if desired, onto serving plate.
Garnish with additional chopped walnuts and dried cranberries, if desired, and serve with cocktail bread or crackers.

Serving Suggestions
Smoky ham and dried fruit combine for a satisfying party spread.
Make a day ahead to let flavors blend.

Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board.
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