Chipotle-Apricot Cream Cheese Spread

3.9
(9) 8 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
15
min.
Servings

12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each

Apricot preserves and cream cheese are the perfect mellow foil for chipotle peppers in this fiery sweet dip.

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  • Spread cream cheese onto bottom of pie plate.
  • Cook preserves, peppers and water in saucepan on medium-low heat 5 min. or until preserves are melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in onions; spread over cream cheese.
  • Serve with crackers.

Substitute

Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.

Variation

Preserve mixture can be cooked in the microwave instead of on top of the stove. Microwave preserves, peppers and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until heated through, stirring every 30 sec. Stir in onions, then continue as directed.

How to Soften the Cream Cheese

Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable pie plate. Microwave on HIGH 15 sec. or just until cream cheese is softened. Spread onto bottom of pie plate, then continue as directed.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 190mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • luv2bmomofgirls |

    Huge hit at the party!

  • trixy822 |

    Is this served hot or cold? I bought all the ingredients and plan on making it for Christmas Eve but unsure how it's to be served.

  • lalark |

    Tasty! You can get a 7 oz. can of chipotle in adobo sauce at your local supercenter.

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