Chili-Cheese Roll

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Toby Jermain

I first had this at a New Year's Eve party about 25-30 years ago, go the recipe, and have been fixing it ever since. It tastes great! Prep time does not include time for the rolls to chill.

Top Review by Chicagoland Chef du

This really is a tasty cheese spread. My recipe calls for pecans. for a frame of reference, I use 3T chili powder to roll the cheese log in.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together cheeses and garlic.
  2. An electric mixer can be used.
  4. Mix in chopped nuts.
  5. Form into 2 or 3 rolls on plastic wrap, and use to help form the rolls.
  6. Chill until firm.
  7. Unwrap rolls, sprinkle all over with chili powder and chill for at least a couple hours to allow flavor to develop.
  8. Garnish with chili strips in a star-pattern.
  9. Serve chilled or at room temperature with assorted crackers.
  10. Note: If fixing for home consumption, don't bother with forming into rolls and decorating.
  11. Just mix everything together, including a generous amount of chili powder, and store in refrigerator in a covered container.

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