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Continued: Recipes: Spicy dishes including Chili Pepper Soda Dip

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To prepare rum butter: Cream butter with brown sugar, rum extract, cinnamon and chile powder. Serve over French toast.

Nutrition information per slice:

Calories 360 Fat 19 g Sodium 440 mg

Carbohydrates 34 g Saturated fat 9 g Calcium 120 mg

Protein 13 g Cholesterol 170 mg Dietary fiber 4 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: 1½ bread/starch, ½ other carb, 3½ fat.


Makes about 2 3/4 cups.

Note: Chile powder blends can vary in sweetness, smokiness and heat level. For this, we used standard grocery store chile powder, but you can use your favorite kind and adjust the amount to taste. Adapted from “Chili Pepper Madness,” by Michael Hultquist (CreateSpace, 2014).

• 2 (8-oz.) pkg. Neufchâtel or cream cheese, softened

• 6 to 8 oz. Fresca, 7-Up, Sprite or other lemon-lime soda

• 1 tbsp. chile powder (see Note)

• 2 tsp. garlic powder


In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition information per 2 tablespoons:

Calories 54 Fat 5 g Sodium 75 mg

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