Jalapeno-Pecan Cheese Spread
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min.
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans
- 4 green onions, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup jalapeno pepper jelly
- Assorted crackers
- In a bowl, beat cream cheese, cheddar cheese, pecans and green onions until blended. On a serving plate, form mixture into desired shape. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours.
- In a microwave, warm jelly until melted; spread over cheese spread. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers): 139 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Jun 4, 2016
Fixed this for daughter's graduation party and it was a big hit! I used my homemade hot pepper jelly and the jelly gives the spread a nice presentation and enhances flavor. Definitely will make again!