Star-Studded Cheese Spread

A simple cookie cutter stars in an easy cheese spread appetizer.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 40
 

Ingredients

1
(7-oz.) pkg. round Gouda cheese with red wax coating
1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
3
tablespoons purchased mango chutney
1/4
cup chopped green onions

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Steps

  • 1 With 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, or paper pattern as a guide and small sharp knife, cut opening in top of red wax coating of Gouda cheese. Carefully spoon out cheese, leaving wax coating intact to form shell.
  • 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine Gouda cheese, cream cheese and chutney; process until smooth. Stir in green onions.
  • 3 Spoon half of mixture into wax shell, mounding in center. Refrigerate remaining cheese mixture; refill wax shell as needed. Serve with assorted crackers. To give as gift, wrap cheese-filled wax shell in decorative cellophane and tie with bow. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 With 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, or paper pattern as a guide and small sharp knife, cut opening in top of red wax coating of Gouda cheese. Carefully spoon out cheese, leaving wax coating intact to form shell.
  • 2 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine Gouda cheese, cream cheese and chutney; process until smooth. Stir in green onions.
  • 3 Spoon half of mixture into wax shell, mounding in center. Refrigerate remaining cheese mixture; refill wax shell as needed. Serve with assorted crackers. To give as gift, wrap cheese-filled wax shell in decorative cellophane and tie with bow. Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
25
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.