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Appetizer Blue Cheese Logs Recipe

Appetizer Blue Cheese Logs Recipe

Three kinds of cheese and some curry powder make this cheese log a little more lively than most.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese. Fold in cheddar cheese and blue cheese. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. In a small skillet, saute curry powder in butter for 1-2 minutes. Stir in pecans; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in parsley. Cool slightly. Roll cheese mixture into two logs, about 5 in. long. Roll in pecan mixture. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 2 cheese logs.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 195 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 241 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.