Hot Ham and Cheese Spread

65  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 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 until blended.
  • Microwave  on HIGH 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring after 2 min.
  • Serve  with the crackers.

Recipe Tips

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

Three-Cheese SpreadPrepare recipe as directed, adding 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese to the cheese mixture before microwaving.

Special ExtraTop with sliced green onions 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 16 g
    • Saturated fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 35 mg
    • Sodium 350 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars 1 g
    • Protein 6 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 10 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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