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Pesto Cheese Spread Logs

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 4 hr 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Looking for a homemade dip? Then check out these logs made with cheese and pesto – perfect for gift giving.

Ingredients

1/2
cup purchased pesto sauce
2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
4
oz. (2/3 cup) crumbled feta cheese
1
(2-oz.) jar diced pimiento, well drained on paper towel
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2/3
cup pine nuts

Steps

  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine pesto, cream cheese and feta cheese; process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Carefully stir in pimiento. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 2 Divide mixture in half. On waxed paper, form into two 6x1 1/2-inch logs; roll in parsley and pine nuts. Wrap and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with crackers.
  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine pesto, cream cheese and feta cheese; process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Carefully stir in pimiento. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 2 Divide mixture in half. On waxed paper, form into two 6x1 1/2-inch logs; roll in parsley and pine nuts. Wrap and refrigerate until serving time. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

This recipe makes two logs. Save one for yourself. Give the other wrapped on a decorative wooden cutting board. Include a box of tasty crackers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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