Champagne Cheddar Spread

Perfect for a holiday party, this lightly spiced sharp Cheddar spread is easy to make with just a little Champagne. Use white Cheddar cheese for an elegant appearance.

Champagne Cheddar Spread


  • 1 pound Cheddar cheese, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 ounces (1/2 package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Champagne
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Red Pepper


  1. Place all ingredients in bowl of food processor; cover. Process until smooth.
  2. Spoon into serving bowl. Cover.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until ready to serve.
  4. Let stand at room temperature to soften slightly.
  5. Serve with assorted cut-up vegetables, crackers or French bread slices.

Prep: 10 min | Refrigerate: 2 hr | Yield: 18 servings

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick