RITZ Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern

RITZ Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern

Prep time10 min
Total time1hr 10min
ServingsMakes 3 cups cheese spread or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each.(spread only)
  • 3 green onions, divided
  • 2 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese, divided
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red peppers
  • 2 slices pepperoni
  • Ritz Crackers
  • 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.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 9g 
   Saturated 6g 
Cholesterol 35mg 
Sodium 150mg 
Carbohydrate 1g 
   Dietary fiber 0g 
   Sugars 1g 
Protein 4g 
Vitamin A8 %DV
Vitamin C4 %DV
Calcium6 %DV
Iron0 %DV

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