Apple Nut Spread
peeled and thinly sliced, about 1 pound
pitted and chopped
cottage cheese (low-fat 1%)
cream cheese (reduced-fat)
Place sherry in 1 quart glass measure.
Microwave at high for 45 seconds to 1 minute or until boiling.
Add apples and dates. Cover with plastic wrap and vent.
Microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring after 2 minutes cool mixture completely.
Position knife in food processor.
Add apple mixture. Process until smooth.
Place mixture in a bowl and set aside.
Place cottage cheese in processor and process until smooth.
Add cream cheese and cinnamon; process until smooth.
Add apple mixture and process until smooth.
Place mixture in a bowl and stir in almonds.
Cover and chill.
Serve spread with toasted raisin bread or apple slices.
(fat 0.7, cho. 0)