Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe
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Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Salsa and apricot preserves come together as a strange combination, yet create a very tasty appetizer! Give this one from Sharyl Wolter of Rosenberg, Texas a try at your Super Bowl party this year!
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons chopped avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

Place cream cheese on a serving plate. In a small bowl, combine salsa and preserves; spread over cream cheese. Sprinkle with avocado, olives and cilantro. Serve with crackers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p13

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 131 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons chopped avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Assorted crackers
  1. Place cream cheese on a serving plate. In a small bowl, combine salsa and preserves; spread over cream cheese. Sprinkle with avocado, olives and cilantro. Serve with crackers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p13

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robnat420 User ID: 2092551 208339
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"YUMMY!"

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 161447
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"Delicious! I made this for our appetizer for my mother's birthday. Everyone loved it and there was none left!"

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robnat420 User ID: 2092551 114956
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2012

"DELICIOUS! This combination is wonderful on the palate."

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 160489
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2010

"This cream cheese spread is delicious with either apricot or orange preserves and is one my family makes as often as they can. It's a keeper, for sure, and one we'll be making many more times."

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BuddyS User ID: 948773 73861
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

"Sounds very good. Will try it for our next wine tasting party,"

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