You can serve this flavorful cheese on whole wheat crackers, but it's just as good all by itself. It's a great dish for holiday entertaining because of its festive colors and make-ahead instructions.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005


Recipe Summary

16 servings (serving size: 1 ounce cheese and 1 teaspoon marinade)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 10 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

  • Cut block of Cheddar cheese in half lengthwise. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Repeat procedure with cream cheese. Arrange cheese slices alternately in a shallow baking dish, standing slices on edge. Pour marinade over cheese slices. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours.

  • Transfer cheese slices to a serving platter in the same alternating fashion, reserving marinade. Spoon marinade over cheese slices. Serve with whole wheat crackers (crackers not included in analysis).

  • carbo rating: 2


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Nutrition Facts

111 calories; calories from fat%; fat 8.7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fatg; poly fatg; protein 5g; carbohydrates 2.3g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 17mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 261mg; calcium 123mg.