Herb-and-Nut Cream Cheese Log

58  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


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


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

Recipe Tips

VariationPrepare using Neufchatel cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.

How to Toast the PecansSpread nuts into single layer in shallow pan. Bake in 350°F oven 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 food wrap and ribbons. After serving the cheese log at the holiday party, the hostess will have a lovely gift to remember the occasion by!


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 20 mg
    • Sodium 240 mg
    • Carbohydrate 12 g
    • Dietary fiber <1 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars 1 g
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 8 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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