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Fabulous Fruit Spread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


20 servings

Our Test Kitchen concocted this citrusy cream cheese spread accented with bits of dried fruit and tangy grated orange peel. Serve it as a snacking spread on low-fat crackers or for breakfast on English muffins or bagels.


  • 1 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 cup assorted dried fruit, chopped
  • Toast or English muffins


  1. In a food processor, combine the first four ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Stir in fruit. Spread on toast or English muffins. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 44 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat.

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