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10-Minute Appetizer Spread

Prep time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
Don't dread the pop-in guest. Instead, check out our chunky, cheesy spread that crowns each cracker with a whole lotta flavor and comes together in just 10 minutes.


  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) softened PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup MIRACLE WHIP Dressing
  • Mix and Match from these options:
  • Topping options:
  • 1/2 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick 'N Chunky Salsa, 1 cup chopped tomatoes, 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup each chopped tomatoes and cucumbers, 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 1/4 cup each pesto and chopped artichokes, 1 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup spaghetti or pizza sauce, 1/4 cup OSCAR MAYER Pepperoni, 1/2 cup chopped green peppers
  • Cheese choices:
  • KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
  • ATHENOS Crumbled Feta Cheese with Garlic & Herb
  • KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend

How to Make It

  1. MIX cream cheese and dressing until blended; spread onto serving dish.

  2. ADD toppings.

  3. SPRINKLE with 1 cup cheese.

  4. TACO BELL® and HOME ORIGINALS® are trademarks owned and licensed by Taco Bell Corp. * Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

    Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing.

    Serve with NABISCO Crackers and cut-up fresh vegetables.