Apricot Cashew Pepper Cheese Torta
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Apricot Cashew Pepper Cheese Torta

No molding or shaping required! Just layer on your favorite serving plate and refrigerate until serving time.

2 1/2
15 min
02 hrs 45 min


2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/3 cup chopped dried apricots  

1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/3 cup coarsely chopped cashews

Baguette slices or pita bread wedges , if desired


 *Substitute chopped dried peaches or fruit bits.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, milk and onion powder in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Spread 1/3 cheese mixture onto bottom of 9-inch round serving dish; sprinkle evenly with dried apricots. Spread 1/3 cheese mixture carefully over apricots; sprinkle with bell pepper. Repeat with remaining cheese mixture and cashews. Sprinkle with additional apricots and bell pepper, if desired.

  3. STEP 3

    Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before serving. 

  4. STEP 4

    Serve with baguette slices, if desired. Store refrigerated.


6Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
80Sodium (mg)
2Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)


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