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Nutty Blue Cheese Spread Recipe

Nutty Blue Cheese Spread Recipe

With great blue cheese flavor and nice texture from the pecans, this super- simple spread has a company-special feel. Perfect with veggies or crackers, it’s ideal for parties. —SHERRY HULSMAN, ELKTON, FLORIDA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and salt until blended. Stir in blue cheese. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in pecans. Serve with crackers. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers) equals 71 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 144 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.