A trio of cheeses—cheddar, blue and cream cheese—are blended, shaped in a ball and rolled in chopped pecans for an easy and classic appetizer spread.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 pkg. (4.5 oz.) ATHENOS Crumbled Blue Cheese
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
Beat cheeses in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
Shape into ball; roll in pecans. Cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Serve as a spread with crackers.
Save 6 grams of fat and 2.5 grams of saturated fat per serving by using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.
To speed-soften 8 oz. cream cheese, microwave on HIGH for 15 to 20 seconds.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.