Yummy Mummy Cheese Spread Recipe
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Yummy Mummy Cheese Spread Recipe

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My annual Halloween bash wouldn't be the same without the now famous Mummy Man. When kids first see Mummy Man, they wonder if they can actually eat him. I assure them they can, and we hack off a foot or an arm with some crackers. —Rebecca Eremich, Barberton, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 2 port wine cheese logs (12 ounces each)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 2 whole peppercorns
  • 1 pimiento strip

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 ounce-weight: 79 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 114mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein


  1. Cut cheese logs into pieces for mummy's head, body, arms and legs; arrange on a serving plate.
  2. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and milk. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert basket weave tip #47. Pipe rows across the mummy, creating bandages. Add peppercorns for eyes and pimiento strip for mouth. Chill until serving. Yield: 1 cheese log.
Originally published as Yummy Mummy Cheese Spread in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p17

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Reviewed Oct. 1, 2015

"This is so adorable and so simple. I'm thinking of adapting this to do a snowman for Christmas. Really love it."

Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

"Nice recipe"

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

"I just love making this mummy! I've made it for a work luncheon as well as a halloween party...got great reviews!"

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011

"this was so cute and easy!!!"

Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

"The port wine cheese logs are not available ANYWHERE, any more. I even went on line to find a store in Washington state that sold them. Not available. so I bought the round cheddar logs which are still available and after waiting until they were room temperature, shaped them into logs. They are yellow, not pink though."

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