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Savory Cream Cheese Spread with Party Wraps

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Savory Cream Cheese Spread with Party Wraps

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Chill 1 hr
  • Stand 10 mins

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Italian seasoning and green onions flavor this simple spread. Use it to make one of the two appetizer options included in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 8 - ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion or snipped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground black pepper
  • Salami, Pastrami & Pepperoni Tortilla Wraps (see recipe) or Fig & Cranberry Wraps (see recipe)

Directions

  1. For spread: In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, green onion, Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper with an electric mixer on medium speed until well combined and smooth. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.
  2. Let spread stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Use spread to make Salami, Pastrami & Pepperoni Tortilla Wraps or Fig & Cranberry Wraps. Makes 16 appetizer servings (2 slices each).

Fig & Cranberry Wraps

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup dried figs
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons Savory Cream Cheese
  • 4 10 - inches plain or flavored flour tortillas

Directions

  1. To serve, if made-ahead, let wraps stand at room temperature for 10 minutes; remove the plastic wrap. Trim ends off wraps; bias-slice each wrap crosswise into 8 slices. If necessary, secure with toothpicks.
  2. Place a steel blade in food processor. Lightly coat steel blade with nonstick cooking spray. Add dried figs. Cover and process with on/off turns until most of the figs are coarsely chopped. Add dried cranberries or dried cherries. Cover and process with on/off turns until mixture is combined and chopped. Spread 2 tablespoons of the Savory Cream Cheese Spread evenly over each of four 10-inch plain or flavored flour tortillas. Spoon 1/2 cup of the fig mixture atop half of each tortilla. Carefully roll each tortilla tightly into a spiral, starting with the edge with the fig mixture. (For make-ahead, wrap each in plastic wrap. Chill for 1 to 4 hours before serving.)

Salami, Pastrami & Pepperoni Tortilla Wraps

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Savory Cream Spread
  • 4 10 - inches plain or flavored flour tortillas
  • 8 ounces thinly sliced sopressata salami or prosciutto
  • 5 ounces thinly sliced pastrami, corned beef or cooked beef
  • 1 3 1/2 - ounce package sliced pepperoni
  • shredded lettuce (optional)

Directions

  1. To serve, if made-ahead, let wraps stand at room temperature for 10 minutes; remove the plastic wrap. Trim ends off wraps; bias-slice each wrap crosswise into 8 slices. If necessary, secure with toothpicks. If you like, arrange on shredded lettuce.
  2. Spread Savory Cream Cheese Spread evenly over each of four plain or flavored flour tortillas. Evenly divide and layer sopressata salami or prosciutto, pastrami, corned beef or cooked beef and sliced pepperoni atop one half of each tortilla. Carefully roll each tortilla tightly into a spiral, starting with the edge with the meat. (For make-ahead, wrap each in plastic wrap. Chill for 1 to 24 hours before serving.)

Nutrition Facts

(Savory Cream Cheese Spread with Party Wraps)

Servings Per Recipe 16, carb. (g) 6, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 27, sat. fat (g) 4, sodium (mg) 415, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, vit. A (IU) 97, cal. (kcal) 124, pro. (g) 6

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