Star-Studded Cheese Spread

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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