Festive Cheese Spread

Ready in
20 min
Guests will love cheese spread not only for its herb and garlic flavor, but for its very festive candy cane look on your holiday table.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

10 min

Cooking Time

10 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


2 pkgs Cream Cheese (250 g each)
0.25 cup Unsalted butter softened
2 tbsp McCormick Gourmet Freeze-Dried Chives
2 tbsp Club House Parsley Flakes
1 tsp Club House Garlic Plus One Step Seasoning
0.5 tsp Club House Dill Weed
0.25 tsp McCormick Gourmet Thyme Leaves
0.5 Red Bell Pepper chopped, about ½ cup

Recipe notes

  1. Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining ingredients except red bell pepper; beat well.
  2. Place piece of plastic wrap on baking sheet. Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic wrap to form a candy cane shape, log or ball. Fold up plastic wrap over cheese to encase.
  3. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight or until cheese is firm.
  4. Unwrap cheese mixture. Place on serving plate. Smooth entire shape with spatula or knife. Garnish with red bell pepper. Serve with assorted crackers.

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