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Jalapeño Cream Cheese Spread

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Looking for a creative recipe? Then check out this jalapeno cheese spread ready in 10 minutes to be served with crackers.

Ingredients

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese
1
(1-inch) piece cinnamon stick
1/2
cup jalapeño jelly
1
(1-inch) square red bell pepper, if desired
2
tablespoons dairy sour cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Cut cream cheese in half diagonally. Turn 1 piece over and arrange both pieces on small serving plate with long straight sides touching to form triangular "tree." Place cinnamon stick in center of bottom edge to form "trunk."
  • 2 Just before serving, spoon jelly over tree, allowing some to flow down sides to plate. Using 1-inch star canape cutter, cut star from bell pepper square; place at top of tree. Pipe sour cream diagonally across tree to form garland. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 Cut cream cheese in half diagonally. Turn 1 piece over and arrange both pieces on small serving plate with long straight sides touching to form triangular "tree." Place cinnamon stick in center of bottom edge to form "trunk."
  • 2 Just before serving, spoon jelly over tree, allowing some to flow down sides to plate. Using 1-inch star canape cutter, cut star from bell pepper square; place at top of tree. Pipe sour cream diagonally across tree to form garland. Serve with crackers.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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