Gouda Cheese Logs

Keep "gouda" cheese logs in your fridge for drop-by guests, impromptu entertaining or simple snacking.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
tub (8 ounces) soft cream cheese
2
cups shredded Gouda or Colby cheese (8 ounces)
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives
1/4
cup sliced drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh parsley
Assorted crackers, if desired

  • 1 Mix cream cheese and Gouda cheese until blended. Stir in chives, tomatoes and garlic powder. Shape mixture into 2 small logs or 1 large ball. Roll in parsley.
  • 2 Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Roll the cheese logs in 3/4 cup chopped pecans instead of the parsley, or omit the chives in the cheese mixture and roll in chives instead.

These tasty cheese logs can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.