Zesty Apple-Cheddar Spread

Submitted by Karen, found in You Can Eat That! Cookbook

Servings: 12 – ½ C servings

Ingredients:
1 C reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 C non-fat cottage cheese
2 medium apples, cored and diced small
¾ C reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded or crumbled
2 T dates, finely chopped

Directions:
Place the cream cheese and cottage cheese in a blender or food processor and pulse several times until smooth. Transfer to a medium-sized mixing bowl and stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for about 2 hours.

Serve the spread with whole-grain crackers, or with raw vegetables and apple wedges as a dip.

Nutrition: (per serving)
96 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated), 7g carbs (1g fiber), 6g protein

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