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Festive Ham 'n' Cheese Spread

 Festive Ham 'n' Cheese Spread
"My family goes wild over this mild-tasting, hearty cheese spread," comments Cara Flora of Olathe, Colorado.
12-14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and soup mix until
  • blended. Stir in ham and cheese.
  • 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.