Berry Blue Cheese Spread
- Makes: 16 servings
- Prep 25 mins
- Chill 4 hrs
Dried blueberries and blue cheese are the stars of this creamy appetizer recipe that credits its crunch to pecans added just before serving.
cream cheese, softened
blue cheese, coarsely crumbled
green onions, chopped
clove garlic, minced
coarsely chopped pecans
Assorted whole grain crackers or cracker bread, broken
- Place dried berries in a small bowl. Pour boiling water over berries. Let stand for 1 minute. Drain; set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese and blue cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until nearly smooth. Stir in drained berries, green onions, and garlic just until combined. Transfer spread to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours before serving. To serve, sprinkle with pecans and serve with crackers. Makes 16 (2-tablespoon) servings.
(Berry Blue Cheese Spread)Servings Per Recipe 16, sat. fat (g) 5, cal. (kcal) 130, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Niacin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 24, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Fat, total (g) 10, Folate (µg) 8, carb. (g) 6, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, pro. (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 193, Potassium (mg) 102, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 3, calcium (mg) 81, Thiamin (mg) 0, iron (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, vit. A (IU) 292, vit. C (mg) 1