Celery-Stick Fingers and Dip

Nutritional Information

Calories 204
Fat 15 g
Satfat 7 g
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 485 mg

Ingredients

1 8-oz. package cream cheese
3/4 cup salsa
8 ounces grated Cheddar
8 celery stalks, cut into 3-inch lengths
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 1 Tbsp. cream cheese and spread remaining cream cheese evenly in an 8-inch oval baking dish. Spread salsa over cream cheese. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar. Bake until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.

Place a dab of cream cheese on one end of each celery stick and press a sliced almond into cream cheese. Arrange celery fingers on platter and serve with hot dip.

Note:

October 2008