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Pepper Jelly Appetizer

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"It has a sweet and slight pepper taste. Anyone that tries this loves it and it doesn't get much easier! You should be able to find the jelly in the jelly section at your local grocery store. Serve with crackers."

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  1. Spread jelly over the block of cream cheese.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 09, 2006

This is always a huge success.I use it often. To change it up a bit, I sometimes stir it all together and then serve it as a cheese spread with pepper water crackers. Same flavor but just a different way to serve it.It is also great with Fritos "Scoops" chips.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 23, 2013

I tried both red pepper jelly and jalapeño jelly. I liked the red pepper better. Basically the jelly with the cheese creates a spicy cheese flavor. Tasted neither good nor bad. Presents ugly. Brought to a meeting. Will not create again.

Nov 19, 2004

There is a similar recipe which I prefer called "Hot Jezebel". Take a jar of orange marmalade and mix in some horseradish to taste over low heat. Our the mixture over the cream cheese and spread on bread or crackers. Good stuff!

Feb 22, 2004

This has always been a favorite of mine, and goes quick at parties! I serve it with Peppridge Farm Butterfly crackers, and have used raspberry or cranberry pepperjelly. Great flavor! I like the idea of arranging the cream cheese & jelly on each cracker ahead of time so maybe it will look a little more attractive. One friend of mine plops the pepper jelly over the brick of cream cheese, then decorates the plate with leaves, and somehow that seems to get it eaten quicker. ??? Presentation is everything I guess. :)

Nov 28, 2005

Lovely and tasty served on a platter with brie, several varieties of crackers, and surrounded by large, seedless grapes.

Dec 17, 2003

This is really yummy. I made a plate of appetizers for a party by spreading a little cream cheese on top of snack crackers then a little blop of jalapeno jelly on top of each one. I brought home an empty plate. Quick and easy but oh so good.

Dec 17, 2003

This stuff is awesome! I crave it! My dad had it at my son's birthday party and stated that it "would taste great on a roof tile". My favorite type of jelly to use (if you can find it) is raspberry chipotle jelly - YUM!!!!

Sep 14, 2008

I've made this twice. Each time I used different kinds of jalepeno pepper jelly, and it was gobbled up - people couldn't get enough. I now keep a jar of pepper jelly and the cream cheese on hand for a quick appetizer for surprise company.


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  • Calories
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 13 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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