Bagel Spread Mixes

VERY BERRY MIX
1 pkg. (3 ounces) raspberry gelatin
1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries
In a small bowl, combine gelatin and cranberries. Store in a resealable bag. Give with serving instructions YIELD: 1/2 cup mix.

TROPICAL FRUIT MIX
1 pkg. (3 ounces) pineapple gelatin
1/2 cup chopped dried pineapple
1/4 cup flaked coconut
In a small bowl, combine gelatin, dried fruit, and coconut. Store in a resealable bag. Give with serving instructions.
YIELD: about 1 cup mix.

SERVING INSTRUCTIONS: In a small bowl, beat 3 TBSP mix into one 8-ounce pkg. softened cream cheese until well blended. Cover and chill 2 hours to let flavors blend. Serve spread on bagels.

SAVORY HERB BAGEL MIX
1 cup dried parsley
1/3 cup dried dill weed

2-1/2 TBSP dried oregano leaves
2-1/2 TBSP dried thyme leaves
2 TBSP salt
4 tsp dried rosemary leaves
4 tsp. dried marjoram leaves
2 tsp. paprika
Combine all ingredients in a resealable plastic bag. Give with serving instructions. YIELD: 2 cups mix
SERVING INSTRUCTIONS: Mix 2 tsp. mix with one 8-ounce cream cheese until well blended. Cover and chill 2 hours to let flavors blend. Serve on bagels.