PISTACHIO HONEY SPREAD
1/3 c. unsalted shelled pistachio nuts
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 tsp. honey
2 tsp. lime juice
chopped shelled pistachio nuts for garnish (optional)
Place nuts in food processor fitted with steel blade. Process just 'til nuts are finely chopped. Add cream cheese, honey and lime juice. Process for 15 sec. or just 'til smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of container if necessary.
Scrape spread into small bowl. Garnish with addtl. chopped nuts, if desired. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate. To serve, let stand 10 min. at room temp. to soften.