To make two loaves, use two(7- x 3-inch) loafpans. Mix ingredients as directed; divide mixtures in half, and follow layering procedure for each loaf.

Recipe by Southern Living September 1999


Credit: Tina Cornett; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

Makes 25 appetizer servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Line a 9- x 5-inch loafpan with heavy-duty plastic wrap.

  • Press spinach between layers of paper towels to remove excess moisture; set aside.

  • Stir together Cheddar cheese, pecans, and mayonnaise; spread half of mixture evenly into prepared pan. Stir together spinach, 1 package cream cheese, salt, and pepper; spread evenly over Cheddar cheese layer. Stir together remaining package cream cheese, chutney, and nutmeg; spread evenly over spinach layer. Top with remaining Cheddar cheese mixture. Cover and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator overnight. Garnish, if desired, and serve with assorted crackers.

  • Prep: 15 min., Thaw: 8 hrs.