Sweet, fruity apricots, figs and cranberries are tucked inside a three-cheese log for a lovely look.
cup finely chopped pecans
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
ounces Muenster cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
cup Cheddar cold-pack cheese food (from 8-ounce container), softened
cup chopped dried apricots
cup chopped dried figs
cup chopped dried cranberries
Crackers, if desired
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
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.
Roll up cheese mixture using waxed paper to help roll.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:1 Fruit; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.