Celebrate the holiday season with a Mexican Cheese Wreath recipe. If you can make a cheese ball, you can make this lightly spicy Mexican Cheese Wreath!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup finely chopped pitted black olives
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp. finely chopped red peppers
1 tsp. chili powder
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Let's Make It
Beat cream cheese and shredded cheese in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover.
Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Place drinking glass in center of serving platter. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of cheese mixture around glass, just touching outer edge of glass, to form ring; smooth with spatula. Remove glass. Garnish with additional parsley and red peppers, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers.
Prepare as directed, using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese.
Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 0.8506g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* 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.