An adaptation of the classic recipe in the cookbook Dishing Up Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors, Patrick Evans-Hylton, Storey Publishing, 2013.
This is as decadent as it gets – enjoy it on its own, or use it as a topping for just about any dessert! Make with electric beaters or use a whipped cream dispenser (instructions for both methods follow).
Pour this fruit-and-nutty mixture over a piece of soft cheese, such as Brie, goat cheese, or whipped cream cheese. Serve with cracked black pepper crackers for a unique and flavorful holiday appetizer.