Cheese stuffed celery sticks

You can't go wrong with this classic, made even better with Canadian Cheddar cheese.

  • Prep: 10 min
Yields 12 sticks
cheese stuffed celery sticks

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Canadian Cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries or raisins
  • 3 large stalks celery
  • Pepper to taste

Preparation

In a bowl, using a spoon, mash shredded cheese and cream cheese until blended. Stir in raisins.

Pat celery dry and cut each stalk crosswise into four pieces, each about 3 inches (7 1/2 cm) long. Spoon cheese mixture evenly into hollow of each celery stick, packing lightly.

Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Tips

Use your favourite shredded Canadian cheese in place of the Cheddar. Try Brick, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 126 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 7 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 1.1 g
Sodium: 162 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 12 % / 131 mg
Folate: 10 %
Phosphorus: 9 %
Vitamin A: 9 %
Vitamin B12: 8 %