Three-Cheese Logs

Chopped walnuts add a bit of crunch to creamy cheese logs that you can assemble in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon ground mustard
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup crumbled Stilton cheese
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar)
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives
1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
1
large apple, sliced
Assorted crackers
  • 1 In large bowl, stir cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce and mustard until blended. Stir in Cheddar and Stilton cheeses, bell peppers and chives.
  • 2 Divide cheese mixture in half. Shape each half into a log. Roll logs in walnuts. Wrap each log separately in plastic wrap or waxed paper. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Place cheese logs on serving platter. Serve with apple slices and crackers.

Expert Tips

Stilton is a pungent English blue cheese. Another blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola or American blue cheese, could be substituted.

Chives lose their flavor when dried, so try to use fresh chives.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.