Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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.

Chicagoland Chef du Jour February 05, 2008

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