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Fruity Cheese Spread

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This fruity cheese spread is a cream cheese spread made with cranberry fruit muesli. Combined with orange peel and almond extract for a lovely flavor, the cheese spread is gingered and layered over cranberry fruit muesli. Chilled and served with fruit slices, it is fresh and delightful!
Ingredients
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fruit muesli with cranberries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), crushed to 1 cup, divided
  Apple slices 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pear slices 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crackers and cookies 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine cream cheese, orange peel, almond extract and ginger; beat until smooth.
Place 14 cup cereal in serving dish; spoon cheese mixture on top.
Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
Just before serving, sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cereal over cheese spread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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