Zesty Cheese Dip
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 t. garlic powder
1/2 t. onion powder
1/2 t. smoked paprika
1/8 to 1/4 t. cayenne pepper, to taste
1 C. finely grated cheddar cheese
1/2 C. parmesan or asiago cheese, shredded (optional)
In a bowl, mix cream cheese and spices well. Add cheddar cheese and mix. Transfer to a small serving bowl and chill. Or shape into a ball and roll in shredded parmesan or asiago cheese, cover with plastic wrap and chill.
Serve with sturdy crackers or spread on bagels. Enjoy!