Layered Cheese Spread

Three types of cheese spread and fresh vegetables are layered for a lovely appetizer spread.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
container (8 ounces) sharp Cheddar cold-pack cheese spread
1/2
cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1
container (8 ounces) soft cream cheese with garden vegetables
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1
container (8 ounces) Swiss-almond cold-pack cheese spread
1/4
cup chopped red and/or yellow bell peppers
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
48
crackers
  • 1 Spread Cheddar cheese into 5-inch round, about 1/2 inch thick, on serving platter; smooth side and top with small metal spatula. Sprinkle mushrooms over cheese; press lightly.
  • 2 Spread cream cheese over mushrooms; smooth side and top. Sprinkle with basil; press lightly.
  • 3 Top with Swiss-almond cheese; smooth side and top. Sprinkle bell peppers over top. Press parsley into side. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    195
    (
    Calories from Fat
    125),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    520mg
    520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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