Easy Cheese Spread Recipes
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Continental Cheese Spread Recipe (tasteofhome.com)
Anyone watching their fat intake will be surprised that they can indulge in this spread with little guilt.
Any leftovers can be spread on toasted bagels for a light lunch or snack.
1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon skim milk
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
1 garlic clove, minced
½ teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon pepper
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth.
Add Parmesan cheese, parsley, onion, garlic, thyme and pepper; mix until well blended.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Serve with crackers.
Serving Size 1 cup.
Festive Cheese Spread Recipe (tasteofhome.com)
Here’s a cheese spread that will please a hungry crowd with its bold taste.
Prepare this spread early in the day, spoon it into the wax shell and refrigerate until you are ready to serve.
1 gouda cheese round in red wax covering (7 ounces), room temperature
1 package (2-1/2 ounces) smoked sliced beef, finely chopped
¼ cup sour cream
2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
Apple slices and/or assorted crackers
Carefully slice through wax and cheese to within 1 in. of the bottom, forming eight pie-shaped wedges.
Carefully fold wax back to expose cheese; remove cheese.
In a mixing bowl, beat the cheese until creamy.
Add the beef, sour cream, relish and horseradish; mix well.
Spoon into wax shell.
Serve with apples and/or crackers.
Serving Size 1-1/2 cups.
Fireside Cheese Spread Recipe (tasteofhome.com)
If you prefer, try a Swiss cheese spread instead of the cheddar.
And, if you enjoy garlic, substitute a small clove of minced garlic for the garlic powder.
1 carton (16 ounces) cheddar cheese spread, softened
2 packages 9one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon garlic powder
Snipped fresh parsley
In a medium bowl, combine cheese spread, cream cheese, butter, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder.
Chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.
Serve with crackers.
Serving Sizes 3-1/2 cups