Cranberry and Pecan Cheese Log

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

Cranberry and Pecan Cheese Log Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tub (8 oz.) reduced-fat cream cheese spread
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  •  TRISCUIT Rosemary & Olive Oil Crackers

Instructions

  • Mix  first 3 ingredients until well blended; shape into 6-inch log.
  • Coat  with nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate  30 min. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Tips

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

Take AlongBringing 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
  • Good source of fiber

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 200 
  • Total fat 11 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 4 %DV
  • Iron 8 %DV

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