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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!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

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

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon (calculated without crackers) equals 131 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon (calculated without crackers) equals 131 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

YUMMY!

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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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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2012

DELICIOUS! This combination is wonderful on the palate.

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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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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

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

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