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Pineapple Cracker Spread Recipe

Gloria Wark has been serving this thick mild-tasting mixture with snack crackers for more than 20 years. "I usually have everything for the simple yet delicious dip on hand, so I can prepare it in a snap and refrigerate if for parties and get-togethers," explains the Houston, Texas cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed unsweetened pineapple
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 to 3 green onions, chopped
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 teaspoon juice. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the pineapple, green pepper, onions and reserved juice. Cover and chill for 1-1/2 hours. Serve with crackers. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup of spread (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 59 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.