Sweet 'N Hot Cheese Spread

28  Ratings
  • 5 min prep
  • 6 min total
  • Makes 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.


Sweet 'N Hot Cheese Spread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 3 Tbsp. apricot jam
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  •  Ritz Crackers

Instructions

  • Spread  cream cheese onto bottom of microwaveable quiche dish or pie plate.
  • Top  with jam; sprinkle with pepper and nuts.
  • Microwave  on HIGH 1 min. or until heated through. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Tips

SubstituteSubstitute orange marmalade for the apricot jam.

Better For YouSave 40 calories and 5 grams of total fat, including 2.5 grams of saturated fat, per serving by using brick light cream cheese, no-sugar-added apricot spread and Ritz 30% Less Fat Crackers.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 1-1/4 cups spread or 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 210 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
    • Sodium 320 mg
    • Carbohydrate 17 g
    • Dietary fiber n/a
    • Total sugars n/a
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 4 g
    • Vitamin A 8 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a

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