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Layered Cheese Spread Recipe

Layered Cheese Spread Recipe

I tried this appetizer at bridge club and thought it was so attractive, not to mention delicious! It's nice to have a different way to serve a cheese spread.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:28 servings


  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cups ground fully cooked ham
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Assorted crackers


  • 1. Line a 9x5-in. loaf pan with plastic wrap. In a large bowl, combine the cheddar cheese, sour cream, green pepper and hot pepper sauce. Spread into prepared pan; sprinkle with parsley; Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2. In another large bowl, combine the ham, pineapple, cream cheese and ginger. Spread over cheese layer in pan. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Invert onto a serving platter; serve with crackers. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.

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