Maple Pecan Cheese Spread

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  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 3 cups spread or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.


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Maple Pecan Cheese Spread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese
  • 4 Tbsp. maple syrup, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, toasted pecans
  •  Ritz Crackers

Instructions

  • Mix  cheeses and 2 Tbsp. maple syrup in medium bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • Shape  into rectangular block. Brush with remaining maple syrup; coat all sides with nuts.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

ShortcutTo speed-soften cream cheese, place unwrapped cream cheese on microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH for 15 to 20 sec. or until slightly softened.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 3 cups spread or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 180 
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 290 mg
  • Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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