This bright orange chunky cheese spread is made with apples, nuts, carrots, green onions, and currants. Serve it as an appetizer with crackers or mini bagels.

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
40 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 40 mins
Yield:
3 cups spread
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Allow cheddar cheese and cream cheese to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

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  • In a large mixing bowl, beat cheddar cheese and cream cheese on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sour cream, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Beat on medium speed till nearly smooth, scraping sides of bowl. Fold in apple, carrot, pecans, onions and currants. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

  • Stir before serving. Serve with rye bread, toast rounds, crackers and/or mini bagels. Makes 3 cups spread.

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 16mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 2g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 1g; protein 3g; vitamin a 485.9IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 76mg; potassium 53mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 0.2mg.
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