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Cranberry and Pecan Cheese Log

Cranberry and Pecan Cheese Log is rated 3.8823529411764706 out of 5 by 17.
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each

We swapped out regular cream cheese for a reduced-fat version to make this Cranberry and Pecan Cheese Log a Healthy Living appetizer.

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Make It

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  • Mix first 3 ingredients until well blended; shape into 6-inch log.
  • Coat with nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate 30 min. Serve with crackers.

Take Along

This cheese spread travels well. Just be sure to wrap it tightly before storing in an insulated cooler packed with plenty of ice or frozen gel packs.

Take Along

Bringing this colorful cheese log to a holiday party? Remember to pack a copy of the recipe. You're sure to get requests!

Servings

  • 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Serve this tasty appetizer, which can help your guests eat right, at your holiday celebrations this season. As a bonus, the woven wheat crackers are a good source of fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 6 crackers each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 200
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from It was very hard to shape using the cream cheese spread because it was so soft. It was very hard to shape using the cream cheese spread because it was so soft. I wonder about making it with cream cheese or using half cream cheese and half cream cheese spread. The taste was very good.
Date published: 2007-07-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Was good but I think next time I make it, I might cut back on the orange zest a little. Was good but I think next time I make it, I might cut back on the orange zest a little. After awhile that was all I could taste. This also tastes great with the Rosemary and Olive Oil Triscuits.
Date published: 2006-11-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Made this for a pot luck at work. Made this for a pot luck at work. It was a definitely different yet tasty. I didn't measure the orange zest so I don't think I used the full amount, but it was definitely prominent.
Date published: 2009-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made this for a snack for a group in November of 2006. I made this for a snack for a group in November of 2006. They requested the recipe along with friends and family of those whom they shared it with for the holidays.
Date published: 2007-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great flavor with the tart cranberries and orange zest. Great flavor with the tart cranberries and orange zest. I usually double the zest and serve with plain bagel chips. Huge hit at holiday gatherings!
Date published: 2010-12-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I thought it lacked flavor. I thought it lacked flavor. My husband thought it tasted more like candy. Actually no one liked it and we aren't picky eaters. It was just blah!
Date published: 2008-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My relatives called long-distance to get this recipe after I served it during the holidays. My relatives called long-distance to get this recipe after I served it during the holidays. I served it with Ritz Crackers instead of Triscuit.
Date published: 2005-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I had a cocktail party and everyone loved this. I had a cocktail party and everyone loved this. It was a nice change to the usual cheese and cracker tray!!
Date published: 2007-09-20
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