Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread is easy to make, features three cheeses, and is a delicious snack or appetizer, served with your favorite crackers!
Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread is easy to make, features three cheeses, and is a delicious snack or appetizer, served with your favorite crackers!

Looking for a delicious party appetizer or delicious cheese spread to keep in the refrigerator for a late night snack? How about this absolutely yummy and super EASY cheddar jack cheese spread? This creamy spread (approximately 2 cups) can be made in under 10 minutes using a food processor or high-powered blender.

The spread is made with cheddar cheese, jack cheese, cream cheese, cooking sherry, Dijon, etc., and tastes great on crackers or pita chips. Cheddar jack cheese spread also makes a great food gift for friends or family, when wrapped decoratively in a ramekin, gift container or crock! Let me show you how easy it is to make:

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How To Make Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread

Place cheddar and jack cheese cubes, cream cheese, butter, green onion, sherry, Worcestershire, Dijon, tabasco, and salt into a food processor. Process these ingredients until the mixture becomes fairly smooth. NOTE: For the cream cheese, you can use 3 oz. of cubes cut from a block of cream cheese OR  3 oz. of spreadable cream cheese.

Ingredients for the cheddar jack cheese spread are placed into a food processor.A food processor is used to process the cheese spread until smooth.

Last Step Before It’s Done!

Once the cheddar jack cheese spread is fairly smooth, add finely chopped chives to the food processor. Pulse just until the chives are incorporated into the mixture. Remove the cheese spread from the processor. Spoon it out of the processor and and place it into a ramekin, gift container or crock.

Cover the cheddar jack cheese spread and refrigerate it for about an hour. This is to give the flavors a chance to “mingle”, which makes the cheese spread taste even better.

Finely chopped chives are added to the processed cheese spread.Cheddar jack cheese spread is pulsed until chives are incorporated into mixture.

Serving The Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread

To serve, remove the cheddar jack cheese spread from the refrigerator. Let it slightly “soften” at room temperature (uncovered) for about 15 minutes, because this makes it easier for spreading and provides the best flavor. Serve with an assortment of your favorite crackers or pita chips, and enjoy!

You can store any leftovers (covered) in the refrigerator for up to 4-5 days. Remember to let it come to room temperature before serving! See how easy it is to make this yummy snack? I really think you’re going to enjoy eating it and serving it to family and friends.

A ramekin, filled with cheddar jack cheese spread, is served with assorted crackers.A ramekin full of the cheese spread ready to enjoy on crackers.Spread on a cracker, the cheddar jack cheese spread is ready to eat.

I hope you will have the chance to make this tasty cheddar jack cheese spread for those you love. It’s really GOOD, and I hope you enjoy it like we do. Thank you for stopping by this blog, and trust you will come back again for more family-friendly recipes. Have a GREAT day, and may God bless you as you journey through it.

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Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
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Total Time
10 mins
 

Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread is easy to make, features three cheeses, and is a delicious snack or appetizer, served with your favorite crackers!

Category: Appetizer/Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheddar jack cheese spread
Servings: 8 (serving = 1/4 cup)
Calories Per Serving: 136 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 3 ounces cheddar cheese cut in 1" cubes
  • 3 ounces jack cheese cut in 1" cubes
  • 3 ounces cream cheese cut in 1" cubes (can sub. "spreadable")
  • 6 green onions (white part ONLY) chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 Tablespoons cooking sherry
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce or other hot sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon chives finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients (EXCEPT for chopped chives) into a food processor. Process until mixture becomes fairly smooth.

  2. Add chives. Pulse only until chives are incorporated. Remove cheese spread from processor. Spoon it into ramekin, gift container or crock.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for an hour. This gives flavors a chance to "mingle", which helps cheese spread taste even better.

  4. Let cheese spread come to room temperature (approx. 15 minutes) before serving with favorite crackers. Store leftovers (covered) in refrigerator up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Jack Cheese Spread
Amount Per Serving (1 (1/4 cup))
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 287mg12%
Potassium 83mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 458IU9%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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