Wine-Peppercorn Swirled Cheese with NABISCO ENTERTAINMENT Water and Wheat Crackers
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  • 26 fl oz 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Recipe Tips

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


Nutritional Information PerServing
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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