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Fruited Cheese Log

Makes: 32 servings
Prep 20 mins Chill 4 hrs Stand 1 hr
Fruited Cheese Log
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  snipped dried apricots
  • 8  ounces  shredded Monterey Jack cheese (2 cups)
  • 1/2 8  ounce package  cream cheese
  • 2  tablespoons  orange juice
  • 1/3  cup  golden raisins, chopped
  • 1/4  cup  pitted whole dates, snipped
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  •  Chopped toasted almonds (optional)
  •  Assorted crackers and/or apple slices
Directions

1. In a small bowl soak apricots in 1 cup hot water for 1 hour or until softened. Drain well; set aside. Meanwhile, place Monterey Jack cheese and cream cheese in a medium bowl and bring to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

2. Add orange juice to cream cheese mixture. Beat mixture with an electric mixer until thoroughly combined. Stir in raisins, dates, apricots, and salt. Divide mixture in half. On a large piece of waxed paper shape one portion of the mixture into a log about 5 inches long. Repeat with remaining portion. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Roll in nuts before serving, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers and/or apple slices. Makes 32 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Fruited Cheese Log)
  • Servings Per Recipe 32,
  • cal. (kcal) 53,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 10,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 4,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (RE) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 67,
  • Potassium (mg) 62,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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