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Garlic Cheese Logs

"This is a very strong-flavored cheese spread! Cut these flavorful logs into rounds and serve with round buttery crackers."
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2 h 5 m servings 112 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (2 logs)


  • Calories:
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix the Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, pecans, mayonnaise, lemon juice and garlic. Form into 2 or 3 logs. Sprinkle each log with paprika. Chill the logs until firm, about 2 hours.
  2. Slice each log into rounds as needed, and serve with crackers.

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  1. 21 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

If you like garlic and I do you will love this cheese log. I made it for a party and the cheese log was gone in no time at all!! Many asked for the recipe!

Most helpful critical review

We LOVE garlic but this cheese log had a strange flavor and was very dry and crumbly...won't make again.

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If you like garlic and I do you will love this cheese log. I made it for a party and the cheese log was gone in no time at all!! Many asked for the recipe!

I got so many compliments on this when I served it. The flavors are excellent together and it makes a lot. Sometimes I skip the cracker and eat it by itself! Delicious!

This is a keeper! I only had mild cheddar so I tried half a batch and it was great. Next time I will definitely go buy some extra sharp cheddar. I used my food processor to mix and toasted my pe...

Good and flavorful! I made this into a ball instead of logs, and rolled it in the pecans. Added some dried chives for color. Used Tillamook sharp cheddar cheese, and neufchatel cheese, with l...

I added a few good sized splashes of worcestershire auce. The recipe is plenty to make two balls instead of one to take and one to save. lol Everyone really enjoyed this.

This is my favorite party appetizer and I look forward to eating it at my Christmas party every year. I'm salivating now just thinking about it! I add just a little bit more mayo to make it le...

This is a quick and easy way to please just about everyone! I did add the nuts in the log itself and then rolled the log in the nuts too. My daughter made this for a class Thanksgiving party a...

I love garlic!!! This is an awesome cheese log and much more economical than the garlic cheese available locally in my area. I did not use the pecans because I really just wanted the garlic ch...

This recipe was a great hit at my last party. It is creamy and not very hard like other cheese logs.