Melt butter or margarine in a small saucepan over low heat. Add cream cheese and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Combine cheese mixture with remaining ingredients in a 2 quart baking dish. Add jalape¤o peppers, if desired, for an extra spicy taste. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes at 350ø. Yield: 6 servings.
From <Traditions: A Taste of the Good Life>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League.