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    Date and Walnut Spread

    Date and Walnut Spread. Photo by PaulaG

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    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    PaulaG's Note:

    The holiday season is upon us. Time to make those homemade gifts of quick breads, muffins and bagels. What better than to include a container of your specially made spread to a bread basket. This is super quick and can be ready in 5 minutes.

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    1. 1
      In a small bowl beat together the neufchatel cheese, powdered sugar and spices.
    2. 2
      In a food processor finely chop the walnuts. Add chopped nuts to cream cheese mixture then finely chop the dates. Add in dates and stir with a rubber spatula until blended.
    3. 3
      Place mixture into a custard cup, cover and refrigerator until chilled. Serve with bagels and quick breads for a delicious treat.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 04, 2011


      This spread is nice and chunky with great nut and date flavours. The spices complemented each other and the remaining ingredients nicely, but were a bit strong for our taste. A tad less ginger would have been perfect for us. Since there are so many dates in here, we skipped the sugar. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this lovely recipe with us, Paula!
      Made and reviewed for the Aussie/NZ Recipe Swap November 2011.

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    • on December 22, 2010


      This is a lot like a stuffed date recipe that I make, so of course I love it! HA HA HA! But seriously, this is very good.I cut back on the sugar because dates can be overwhelmingly and I don't have much of a sweet tooth. The crunch of the walnuts is great! I liked this on crackers myself. Thanks! :D

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    • on December 18, 2010


      Quick, easy, & delicious! I used it to spread on bagels, but it would be good on other types of breads or even crackers. Thanks for your entry & good luck in the contest. =)

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    Nutritional Facts for Date and Walnut Spread

    Serving Size: 1 (217 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 954.1
    Calories from Fat 543
    Total Fat 60.3 g
    Saturated Fat 21.9 g
    Cholesterol 112.0 mg
    Sodium 508.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 93.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.8 g
    Sugars 78.6 g
    Protein 21.5 g

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