Nutty Carrot Spread

Nutty Carrot Spread

Nutty Carrot Spread


Makes 18 servings


1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup raisins
36 slices party pumpernickel bread, toasted or melba toast rounds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pecans on shallow baking pan. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, juice concentrate and cinnamon in small bowl; stir until well blended. Stir in carrots, pecans and raisins.
  3. Serve spread with bread or crackers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 bread slices with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture (about 1 tablespoon per bread slice)
Calories 68
Calories from Fat 19 %
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 149 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1

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