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05-28-2007, 03:48 PM
Creamy Date & Honey Spread
A creamy, sweet spread that goes great with crackers or cut-up fresh fruit.

Prep: 10 min. | Total: 1 hour 10 min.
(incl. refrigerating)

1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
3 Tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 cup finely chopped dates

Beat cream cheese, honey and cinnamon in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in dates; cover.

Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Serve as a spread with WHEAT THINS Snack Crackers, RITZ Crackers or fresh apple slices.

Makes 1-1/2 cups or 12 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.

Jazz It Up: Add 2 Tbsp. toasted chopped PLANTERS Walnuts or Pecans along with the dates.

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 110 calories, 6g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 12g sugars, 1g protein, 4%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 0%DV calcium, 0%DV iron.