Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern

27  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 1 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.

Cheesy Jack-o'-Lantern Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 green onions, divided
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red peppers
  • 2 slices pepperoni
  •  RITZ Crackers

Instructions

  • Cut  4-inch length from green end of 1 onion; slice remaining onions. Beat cream cheese and 1-1/4 cups Cheddar with mixer until well blended. Stir in sliced onions and peppers. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Shape  into ball; roll in remaining Cheddar. Cut pepperoni into shapes for the jack-o'-lantern's eyes, nose and mouth; press into cheese ball to make face. Insert green onion piece into top for stem.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Variation Prepare using neufchatel cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 190 
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 270 mg
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 8 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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