Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern

11  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 1 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 3 cups cheese spread or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each.(spread only)


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Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 green onions, divided
  • 2 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red peppers
  • 2 slices pepperoni
  •  Ritz Crackers

Instructions

  • Cut  4-inch length from green end of 1 onion; slice remaining onions. Beat cream cheese and 1-1/4 cups Cheddar with mixer until well blended. Stir in sliced onions and peppers. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Shape  into ball; roll in remaining Cheddar. Cut pepperoni into shapes for the jack-o'-lantern**s eyes, nose and mouth; press into cheese ball to make face. Insert green onion piece into top for stem.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Variation Prepare using light brick cream cheese spread and shredded light cheddar cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 3 cups cheese spread or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each.(spread only)

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 100 
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 150 mg
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 8 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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