Pecan Cheese Logs

Pecan Cheese Logs

Include make-ahead appetizers such as these cheddar cheese logs in your party menu. Green chiles and cayenne pepper give a Tex-Mex style to the spread.

Recipe from Family Circle
YIELD
2 logs
PREP TIME
15 mins

Pecan Cheese Logs

Include make-ahead appetizers such as these cheddar cheese logs in your party menu. Green chiles and cayenne pepper give a Tex-Mex style to the spread.

Recipe from Family Circle
Recipe from Family Circle
Ingredients
  • 2   packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2  cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2   cans (4 ounces each) diced green chiles, drained
  • 1/4  cup dried onion flakes, softened in 1/4 cup water
  • 1   teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2   cups chopped pecans
  •  Crackers, sliced fruit and vegetables for serving
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Directions
1. 
In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, cheddar cheese, chiles, softened onion flakes, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Form into two 8-inch logs, wrap and refrigerate for about 15 minutes.
2. 
Place nuts on waxed paper and roll each log in the nuts. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers and sliced fruit and veggies.
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