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Pimento Cheese Candy Cane
Pimento Cheese Candy Cane

Pimento Cheese Candy Cane

15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
Make a new ho-ho-holiday tradition with this Healthy Living appetizer spread shaped like a candy cane with red peppers for stripes.
What You Need
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 jar (4 oz.) chopped pimentos, drained
1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup red pepper strips
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Let's Make It
1
Process all ingredients except pepper strips in food processor until smooth.
2
Place large scoops of cottage cheese mixture in candy cane-shape on platter. Smooth with knife or spatula.
3
Decorate with pepper strips to resemble a candy cane.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Note
Use a large ice cream scoop to scoop the cottage cheese mixture into candy cane shape onto platter.
Tip 2
Make Ahead
The cottage cheese mixture can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 2 days before scooping into candy cane-shape and decorating as directed.
Tip 3
Serving Suggestion
Serve with additional red pepper strips, and other cut-up fresh vegetables, such as sugar snap peas and jicama, and/or your favorite crackers.
Tip 4
Nutrition Bonus
Get into the festive spirit with this fun-to-make spread that's a good source of vitamin C from the peppers and pimento.
Nutrition
Calories
60
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g
4%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates 2g
1%
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
2%
Sugars 0.9204g
2%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
10%
Calcium
6%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. 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.
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