Apricot & Almond Cheese Log

11  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each.

Apricot & Almond Cheese Log Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tub (8 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese spread
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped
  •  TRISCUIT Rosemary & Olive Oil Crackers

Instructions

  • Mix  reduced-fat cream cheese, apricots and zest until well blended. Shape into 6-inch log.
  • Roll  in nuts until evenly coated on all sides. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate  30 min. Serve as a spread with the crackers.

Recipe Tips

Variation Prepare as directed, using dried cranberries, orange zest and pecan pieces.

Take AlongThis dish travels well. Just be sure to wrap tightly before storing in an insulated cooler packed with plenty of ice or frozen gel packs.

Special ExtraBringing this colorful cheese log to a holiday party? Remember to pack a copy of the recipe. You're sure to get requests!

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center
  • Good source of fiber

Carb Choices

1-1/2

Diet Exchange

1-1/2 Starch,2 Fat

Nutrition Notes

Serve this tasty appetizer, which can help your guests eat right, at your holiday celebrations this season. As a bonus, the TRISCUIT Crackers are a good source of fiber!

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 190 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 220 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV

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