8 oz sharp cheddar, finely shredded

8 oz medium cheddar, finely shredded

4 green onions, white and some of the green, chopped

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

4-6 tablespoons mayonnaise

½ cup toasted, chopped pecans

About ½ cup strawberry jam

Place the cheeses, green onions, and cayenne and 4-5 tablespoons mayonnaise in a food processor. Process until smooth, adding another tablespoon of mayonnaise if needed. Place the cheese on a serving plate and shape into a ring with a well pressed into the center. Press the pecans into the outer edge of the ring. Spoon the strawberry jam into the indentation in the center. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers.

Source: Pecans, by Kathleen Purvis (A Savor The South Cookbook)