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Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013


Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

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

Reviewed Nov. 23, 2012

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

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."

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

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

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Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.