Cherry Cream Cheese

From Eat Healthy Your Way: Spring 2012

Spread this on your morning bagel or sandwich it between graham crackers for a cherry cheesecake–inspired snack.


2⁄3 cup
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted fresh cherries or thawed and drained frozen cherries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar
  • Pinch of ground allspice

Preparation

  1. Combine cream cheese, cherries, sugar and allspice in a small bowl.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition

Per 2-tablespoon serving: 65 calories; 5 g fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono); 17 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 0 g fiber; 76 mg sodium; 52 mg potassium.

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