Nutty Cheese Spread with Fruit Chutney

Crunchy nuts complement the creamy cheese in an easy spread that's topped with lovely fruit chutney.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3/4
cup diced dried fruit and raisin mixture (from 7-ounce package)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup apple cider
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup chopped walnuts
1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
Crackers, if desired
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except walnuts, cream cheese and crackers in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until fruit is plump and mixture is thick. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°. Spread walnuts on cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, stirring twice, until light golden brown; cool.
  • 3 Mix walnuts and cream cheese in medium bowl. Spread cream cheese mixture in 1/2-inch-thick layer on serving plate. Top with chutney. Serve with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    55),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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