Port Wine Cheese Spread

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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 cups (16 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
175 Calories
15g Fat
2g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 cups (16 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 372mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 7g
Calcium 217mg 17%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Celebrate the holidays with this port wine cheese spread recipe made with cheddar cheese and sour cream.


  • 1/2 cup port wine
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • 16 ounces Cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne

Steps to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, combine wine and melted butter. In a food processor, combine Cheddar cheese, sour cream, salt, and cayenne pepper. Process until mixture is smooth. With motor still running, gradually add the butter and wine mixture, processing until smooth.

  2. Store in airtight container and refrigerate for 24 hours for best flavor.

  3. Serve with assorted crackers.