Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Great hors d'oeuvre, served with an assortment of crackers. Keep the cream cheese cool for easier cutting. Start and end the layers with cheddar cheese. Three pieces of cheddar and two pieces of cream cheese per stack.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix everything but the cheeses together in the marinating container.
  2. Slice the cheddar from one end into thin strips.
  3. Cut the cream cheese in half (use a wet knife) so you get two 3”x5”x1/2” pieces,.
  4. then slice the pieces from the end to form strips.
  5. Alternate strips of cheddar and cream cheese (start with cheddar and finish with cheddar).
  6. to form 2” high stacks.
  7. Place in the marinade and let sit 2 hours.
  8. Serve with a variety of crackers.


Most Helpful

I enjoyed the flavor of the marinade but didn't think that it went so well with the cheddar cheese. I liked it better as a dipping sauce for crusty Italian bread.

Marie Nixon January 01, 2013

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