Festive Cheese Spread

Guests will love cheese spread not only for its herb and garlic flavor, but for its very festive candy cane look on your holiday table.

Serves: Makes 2 1/4 cups or 18 (2-tablespoon) servings.
10 mins Prep time
10 mins Prep time
  • Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining ingredients except red bell pepper; beat well.

  • Place piece of plastic wrap on baking sheet. Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic wrap to form a candy cane shape, log or ball. Fold up plastic wrap over cheese to encase.

  • Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight or until cheese is firm

  • Unwrap cheese mixture. Place on serving plate. Smooth entire shape with spatula or knife. Garnish with bell pepper. Serve with assorted crackers.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 111Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Sodium: 120mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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  • Donna on 09/06/2015

    This spread is very tasty and easy to prepare. Its always a hit. The spice combinations with the red peppers are delicious. The candy cane is very festive for Christmas.

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