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Festive Ham 'n' Cheese Spread Recipe

Festive Ham 'n' Cheese Spread Recipe

"My family goes wild over this mild-tasting, hearty cheese spread," comments Cara Flora of Olathe, Colorado.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12-14 servings


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss or cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and soup mix until blended. Stir in ham and cheese.
  • 2. Form into a ball or spoon into a plastic wrap-lined mold. Roll in parsley. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: about 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 122 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.