Nutty Blue Cheese Spread
With great blue cheese flavor and nice texture from the pecans, this super- simple spread has a company-special feel. Perfect with veggies or crackers, it’s ideal for parties. —Sherry Hulsman, Elkton, Florida
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
- 1-1/4 teaspoons sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped pecans, toasted
- Assorted crackers
- In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and salt until blended. Stir in blue cheese. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in pecans. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 71 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Fantasmaglorious Cheese Spread in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012