Sweet 'N Creamy Bites

4
(1) 0 Reviews
Prep Time
55
min.
Total Time
55
min.
Servings

2 doz. or 12 servings, 2 topped crackers each

What You Need

Showing deals in Cambridge, MA 02142
Show Deals
Change Zip
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Cut squash in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Place, cut-sides down, in large microwaveable dish; cover. Microwave on HIGH 10 min. Wrap kitchen towel around one of the squash halves, then squeeze squash. If squash gives slightly, it is cooked through. Cool squash. Use fork to remove strands of squash from each half; set aside.
  • Mix pineapple, sugar, gingerroot and nutmeg in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. Add squash; mix well. Cook an additional 30 min., stirring occasionally. Cool. Remove 3/4 cup of the squash mixture for immediate use. Place remaining squash mixture in resealable container or jar. Cover and store in refrigerator to serve another time.
  • Spread 1 tsp. of the cream cheese onto each cracker; top with 1 tsp. of the squash mixture.

Creative Leftovers

Use remaining squash mixture as a spread on bread slices or as a glaze for cooked pork.

Food Facts

This preserve is a traditional South American favorite. In Colombia it is called vitoria, while in Bolivia it is known as lacayote.

Servings

  • 2 doz. or 12 servings, 2 topped crackers each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 doz. or 12 servings, 2 topped crackers each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 80
% Daily Value
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 70mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %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

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review

  • tia peluca |

K:51578v0E:90947

>