Jalapeño Cream Cheese Spread

Looking for a creative recipe? Then check out this jalapeno cheese spread ready in 10 minutes to be served with crackers.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24

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
  • 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
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    30mg
    30%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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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