Peachy Cream Cheese-Jalapeño Spread

Delight drop-in guests with a fruity and spicy cheese spread. It goes from start to finish in 15 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup peach or apricot preserves
1/2
red jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
1/2
green jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut in half
Assorted crackers and/or cocktail pumpernickel or rye bread

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LOCATION

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  • 1 In small bowl, mix preserves and chiles. On small serving plate, place blocks of cream cheese. Spoon preserves mixture over cheese.
  • 2 Serve with crackers or cocktail bread.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix preserves and chiles. On small serving plate, place blocks of cream cheese. Spoon preserves mixture over cheese.
  • 2 Serve with crackers or cocktail bread.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You could use one whole red or one whole green jalapeño chile, but the combination of the red and green is very attractive.

The remaining chiles will keep in the refrigerator for several days. Dice a little into taco meat or almost any casserole to add a bit of flavor and heat.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.