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Apple Cheese Topping

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Yield - 2 1/2 cups Ingredients: (serving size 2 tablespoons)

Use this spread on bagels, toast, crackers or apple slices.


8 ounce package of cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 medium-size peeled cored Granny Smith apple
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dried thyme, basil or oregano


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, cheddar cheese and lemon juice.
  2. Grate apple directly into cheese mixture.
  3. Sprinkle with black pepper and dried herb.
  4. Cover bowl and chill approximately 1 hour.

This recipe was modified from University of Illinois Extension.

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