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Oyster Cheese Appetizer Log Recipe

Oyster Cheese Appetizer Log Recipe

When you say "holiday tradition" around our house, this appetizer comes to mind immediately. Every winter, I make lots of cheese logs and freeze them for when I'm expecting company or need to take food to someone's home. The blend of smoked oysters, chili powder, nuts and cream cheese tastes good-even people who don't like oysters may enjoy this interesting appetizer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons steak sauce
  • 1/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced, or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (3-3/4 ounces each) smoked oysters, well-drained and chopped
  • 3 cups chopped pecans, divided
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In mixer bowl, combine the cheese, steak sauce, Miracle Whip, garlic and onion. Stir in oysters and 1 cup of pecans. Shape into two, 9-in. logs. Roll logs in mixture of chili powder, remaining pecans and parsley. Yield: 2 logs

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 117 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

"We love smoked oysters, so when I found this recipe, I jumped on board. Not only was it easy to prep, I had everything on hand but the cream cheese. I did toast the pecans, which I believe just added to the smokey flavor of the oysters. It was a big thumbs up here, not ony for family, but friends. Definitely going to make it for my Mardi Gras celebration. A recipe file keeper! malverna"

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