Date and Walnut Spread

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"This recipe won me a blue ribbon. The spread is a perfect addition to your breakfast table when serving bagels, quick breads or muffins. It is also a perfect addition when gifting a bread basket packed full of homemade goodies. It is super quick and can be ready in 5 minutes. Yield 3/4 cup"

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (38.4 g)
  • Calories 133
  • Total Fat - 6.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 10.6 mg
  • Sodium - 137.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 11.6 g
  • Protein - 6.1 g
  • Calcium - 181.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a small bowl beat together the neufchatel cheese, powdered sugar and spices.

Step 2

In a food processor finely chop the walnuts. Add chopped nuts to cream cheese mixture then finely chop the dates. Add in dates and stir with a rubber spatula until blended.

Step 3

Place mixture into a custard cup, cover and refrigerator until chilled. Serve with bagels and quick breads for a delicious treat.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I made this to have on my Brunch buffet and we loved it on Cinnamon Raisin bagels!

review by:
(6 Mar 2020)


This was a perfect spread for my date nut bread. It was delicious and I plan to serve it at Thanksgiving with all my fruit breads.

review by:
(16 Oct 2014)


I used this on a homemade date nut bread and it was delicious!

review by:
(29 Sep 2014)