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Cranberry Cream Cheese

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Cranberry Cream Cheese mixes reduced fat and calorie cream cheese and ricotta with mild honey and cranberry chutney.

Cranberry Cream Cheese

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 pound reduced calorie cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 pint part skim ricotta cheese
2 teaspoons mild-tasting honey, such as clove
1/3 cup cranberry chutney

Recipe Directions

In a food processor or blender, puree cream cheese, riccota and honey until very smooth. Spoon into serving bowl.

Cover and refrigerate at least one hour or up to 12 hours. Before serving, spoon chutney over cream cheese mixture. Recipe makes 12 to 16 servings Cranberry Cream Cheese.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 3 dozen balls
Calories: 64; Protein: 2g; Fat: 3g; Carbohydrates: 7g; Fiber: 0; Sodium: 19mg

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