Savory Three-Cheese Spread

Total Time
Prep 9 mins
Cook 1 min

This cheesy spread is totally customizable. Feel free to create your own version with whatever you have on hand.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread cream cheese onto bottom of 2 1/2 cup microwaveable dish. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese, ham and parmesan cheese.
  2. Microwave on high 1 minute or until heated through.
  3. Top spread with bell peppers, onions and cayenne pepper. Serve with crackers.
  4. Makes 1 1/4 cups or 10 servings, 2 T each.
  5. Substitute: Switch sliced jalapeno peppers, chopped roasted red peppers or salsa with any of the toppings for a different flavor combo.


Most Helpful

Tasty little spread I made for the games this afternoon. I love the crunch of the scallions on top and the creaminess of the cheese. This is very a filling and satisfying football snack! Just a thought- this would be a great way to use of left over ham. Congrats on you football pool win and thanks for the recipe.

atm1970 October 14, 2007

Nice, all-purpose spread that is easy to prepare. I topped mine with chopped roasted red pepper and pepperoncini.

Ginny Sue July 06, 2008

Try as I might, I just could NOT get this cheese "ball" to form a ball after I microwaved it (and it was only in the microwave for 30 seconds.) At first I thought this would effect my rating...but then I tasted it and oh wowie was it good I just couldn't let it's shape count against it. This was so easy, and I was thinking that even if I can't get it into a ball, serving it in a ramiken with the bells and green onions on top would look REALLY festive for Christmas. Thanks for posting!!

I Cook Therefore I Am April 15, 2007

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