cream cheese won tons

Cream Cheese Won Tons

2 (16 ounce) packages won ton wraps
2 (8 ounce) bricks cream cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup plum sauce, divided
2 quarts vegetable oil for fryer

Allow cream cheese to come to room temperature then beat with hand held mixer until light and creamy. Add 1/4 cup plum sauce, pinch of salt and a couple grinds of pepper and mix well.

Place 1 teaspoon mixture in middle of wonton wrapper. Brush area to seal with water and pinch closed to form a "purse."

Heat oil to 350 degrees F and deep fry wontons until they are golden brown. Drain cooked won tons on paper towels.

Serve with remaining plum sauce on the side.

As an option, add any of the following to the cream cheese mixture:

1/8 cup diced scallions
1/8 cup diced salad shrimp
1/8 cup finely diced pineapple (fresh or canned)