• 1 lb. dry red wine
  • 2 oz. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried green peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 lb. pasteurized process American cheese spread, shredded, at room temperature
  • 1 lb. cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz. butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 144 each NABISCO ENTERTAINMENT Water Crackers
  • 96 each NABISCO ENTERTAINMENT Wheat Crackers


  1. Combine  wine, sugar, crushed peppercorns and rosemary in small saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until mixture is reduced to 6 Tbsp. Cool.
  2. Place  cheeses, butter and garlic in 12-qt. bowl of electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment. Beat on low speed 5 min. or until well blended. Add wine mixture; beat 20 sec. or just until wine is blended with the cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
  3. For  each serving: Portion 2 Tbsp. of the cheese mixture onto small serving plate. Serve with 3 of the Water and 2 of the Wheat Crackers.
  4. Make Ahead

    Cheese mixture can be stored in refrigerator up to 2 days before serving as directed.


Nutritional facts are based on a single serving
Calories 230
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 7g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 510mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 10%DV
Vitamin C 0%DV
Calcium 10%DV
Iron 6%DV
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