Herb-and-Nut Cream Cheese Log

8  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers each.

Herb-and-Nut Cream Cheese Log Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  •  RITZ Crackers

Instructions

  • Mix  cream cheese, Parmesan and 1/4 cup nuts.
  • Shape  into 8-inch log. Roll in combined remaining nuts and parsley; press gently into log to secure.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouSave 30 calories and 4g fat per serving by preparing with Neufchatel cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.

How to Toast the PecansSpread nuts in single layer in shallow pan. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

How to Wrap for Gift-GivingPlace cheese log and small knife on decorative platter or cutting board. Wrap with colorful cellophane and ribbons. After serving the cheese log at the holiday party, the hostess will have a lovely gift to remember the occasion by!

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 190 
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Carbohydrate 12 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 8 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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