Hot Ham and Cheese Spread

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

Mix cream cheese, shredded cheddar and chopped ham, then microwave for a quick and hot appetizer.

Hot Ham and Cheese Spread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 slices deli-style smoked ham, finely chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  •  RITZ Crackers

Instructions

  • Mix  all ingredients except crackers in microwaveable bowl.
  • Microwave  on HIGH 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring after 2 min.
  • Serve  with crackers.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEach 2-Tbsp. serving of this creamy hot cheese spread goes a long way on flavor.

Three-Cheese DipPrepare as directed, adding 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese to the cheese mixture before microwaving.

Special ExtraTop with sliced green onions just before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 210 
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Sodium 370 mg
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Vitamin A 8 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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