Smoked Almond Triple-Cheese Logs

Looking for a nutty appetizer? Then check out this flavorful three cheese logs - perfect to serve with crackers.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 30

4
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (16 oz)
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
2
medium green onions, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1
cup smoked almonds, finely chopped
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves

  • 1 In food processor bowl with metal blade, place Cheddar cheese, cream cheese and blue cheese. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until blended. Add onions, Worcestershire sauce and pepper sauce. Cover; process just until blended.
  • 2 Divide cheese mixture into 3 parts. Shape each part into 6-inch log. In shallow dish, mix almonds and rosemary; roll cheese logs in almond mixture. Wrap separately in plastic wrap or waxed paper. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.

Expert Tips

Offer these cheese logs with a jar of fig or pear preserves, a pretty cocktail spreader and multigrain crackers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
123
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
182mg
182%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.