Low Carbohydrate Recipe
Almond Pinecone is a mixture of mayonnaise, cream cheese, bacon, scallion, dill and white pepper is shaped into a pine cone. Then you press your toasted almonds onto it to make it resemble a pinecone.
1-1/2 cups toasted almonds
1/2 cup mayonnaise
8 ounces cream cheese
5 slices bacon - cooked and minced
1 tablespoon scallion
1/2 teaspoon dill (optional)
Freshly ground white pepper to taste
Toast almonds and set aside. Combine all other ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Form the cream cheese mixture into the shape of a pinecone. Beginning at the bottom, gently press the almonds in rows across the pinecone shape. Continue the rows until the whole shape is covered, and resembles a pinecone.
Either eat immediately or refrigerate. Allow to come up to room temperature before serving. Garnish with greens.
This recipe yields 8 servings
Approximately 6.5 carbs per serving