Tuna Treats

Tuna Treats, a cheesy topping for crackers or toast. Serve it as a nibbly on your Christmas party table or use it as a tasty sandwich spread.

Originally published in the Australian Women’s Weekly, December 2nd, 1964


420gm or 14oz of canned tuna

120gm or 4oz of cream cheese

1 tablespoon (Australian 20gm) or US 4 teaspoons of chopped chives

1/4 teaspoon of garlic salt

a few drops of Tabasco sauce

Crackers or toast to serve


Soften the cream cheese.

Drain and mash the tuna.

Mix everything but the crackers together into a firm paste.

Roll into balls.

Serve with crackers or toast.

This recipe also makes a great sandwich spread.