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Garlic-Onion Cheese Spread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

2-1/4 cups

“Whenever there’s an event at church, my friends always remind me to bring this cheese spread,” notes Michelle DeFriez of Grand Blanc, Michigan. “Once you add it to crackers, it’s hard to stop eating them!”

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 3 green onions (green portion only), chopped
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Dash pepper
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and preserves until blended. Stir in the onions, bacon, garlic and pepper. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 44 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 72mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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