These make an attractive display and are good for edible arrangements.
INGREDIENTS | MAKES 2 DOZEN
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon fruit preserves or jam
2 dozen violet leaves
4 dozen violet and wild pansy flowers
1 tablespoon maple or raw sugar
1. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and fruit preserves.
2. Put a dab in the center of each violet leaf.
3. Top with a couple of flowers. Sprinkle sugar over flowers.
4. Chill 30 minutes and serve.