The party doesn't start until you put out this cheese log! Cream cheese and nuts lend their mild flavors, while Parmesan adds some zesty cheesiness.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/3 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup chopped toasted PLANTERS Pecans, divided
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese, Parmesan and 1/4 cup nuts.
Shape into 8-inch log. Roll in combined remaining nuts and parsley; press gently into log to secure.
Serve with crackers.
Save 30 calories and 4g fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.
How to Toast the Pecans
Spread nuts in single layer in shallow pan. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 15 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
How to Wrap for Gift-Giving
Place cheese log and small knife on decorative platter or cutting board. Wrap with colorful cellophane and ribbons. After serving the cheese log at the holiday party, the hostess will have a lovely gift to remember the occasion by!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 2 Tbsp. cheese spread and 5 crackers 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.