Fruit-Cheese Log

Fruit-Cheese Log

Sweet, fruity apricots, figs and cranberries are tucked inside a three-cheese log for a lovely look.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

3/4
cup finely chopped pecans
1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
2
ounces Muenster cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)
1/3
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup Cheddar cold-pack cheese food (from 8-ounce container), softened
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
1/4
cup chopped dried figs
1/4
cup chopped dried cranberries
Crackers, if desired
  1. Line square pan, 8x8x2 inches, with 16-inch piece of waxed paper, leaving ends overhanging. Spread pecans evenly over waxed paper in bottom of pan; set aside. Beat cream cheese, Muenster cheese and Parmesan cheese in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Spoon cheese mixture over pecans, using teaspoon; spread evenly. Spoon Cheddar cheese food over cream cheese layer, using teaspoon; spread evenly. Sprinkle with dried fruits; press in lightly.
  2. Lift ends of waxed paper to remove cheese mixture from pan and place on smooth surface. Roll up cheese mixture, jelly-roll style. (If cheese is too soft to roll, return to pan and refrigerate about 20 minutes or until firm.) Wrap cheese log in waxed paper; place in resealable plastic food-storage bag. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Serve with crackers.
Makes 12 servings
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Success
Roll up cheese mixture using waxed paper to help roll.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.