(Any flavor of jam will work with this recipe.)
4 Cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup pecan pieces
1 cup mayonnaise
1 bunch scallions,chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 cup raspberry jam
Combine cheese, pecans, mayonnaise, scallions, and garlic salt. (If mixure neesd to be creamier, add 1/4 cup more mayonnaise) Shape mixture into a ball, pressing in the top to form a well. Spoon raspberry jam into the well. Or, form cheese mixture into star or heart shapes, if desired. Serve with crackers.