Dried Fruit and Cream Cheese Roulade

An impressive cheese roll is easy to make when you use cream cheese, dried fruit and goat cheese. The nutty coating is a nice complement.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1
tablespoon red currant or apple jelly
1/4
cup chopped dried calimyrna figs
1/4
cup chopped dried apricots
2
ounces crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese
1/4
cup chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
40
assorted crackers

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LOCATION

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  • 1 Place cream cheese between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Roll into 9x6-inch rectangle with rolling pin. Remove top sheet of wrap. Carefully spread jelly over cream cheese. Sprinkle with figs and apricots to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2 Using bottom sheet of wrap to help lift and starting at a long side, carefully roll up cheese mixture into a log. Carefully press walnuts into outside of log, rolling slightly to cover all sides. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to set.
  • 3 To serve, place roulade on serving plate. Sprinkle with chives. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 Place cream cheese between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Roll into 9x6-inch rectangle with rolling pin. Remove top sheet of wrap. Carefully spread jelly over cream cheese. Sprinkle with figs and apricots to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2 Using bottom sheet of wrap to help lift and starting at a long side, carefully roll up cheese mixture into a log. Carefully press walnuts into outside of log, rolling slightly to cover all sides. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to set.
  • 3 To serve, place roulade on serving plate. Sprinkle with chives. Serve with crackers.

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Roll cream cheese (between 2 sheets of plastic wrap) into 9x6-inch rectangle with rolling pin. Using bottom sheet of wrap to help lift, carefully roll up cheese mixture into a log.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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