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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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
chill:
4 hrs to 1 day
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.

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

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 16mg; sodium 76mg; potassium 53mg; carbohydrates 2g; fiber 1g; sugar 1g; protein 3g; vitamin a 486IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 81mg; ironmg.

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