cream cheese


Definition of cream cheese

: a mild soft unripened cheese made from whole sweet milk enriched with cream

Examples of cream cheese in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the notable returnees: the Not So Poison Apple cupcake, pumpkin spice milkshake and the Poor Unfortunate Souls float, which is made of cream cheese soft-serve, black raspberry syrup and Coca-Cola. Dewayne Bevil,, "First look: Disney dresses up Magic Kingdom for Halloween," 15 Sep. 2020 Make your own mixed herb cream cheese by stirring 2 Tbsp. Amy Rosen, Bon Appétit, "Making Your Own Cream Cheese Is As Easy As Boil, Strain, Wait," 14 Sep. 2020 Ice cream lovers will want to try the Poor Unfortunate Souls Float, with cream cheese soft-serve, black raspberry syrup, and Coke. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "Disney World Reveals All the Adorable Autumn Treats Coming to the Theme Parks This Fall," 28 Aug. 2020 Things like skim milk, skim mozzarella, fat-free yogurt, low-fat cheese and cream cheese should be swapped for higher-fat counterparts. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, "What You Can (and Can’t) Eat on a Keto Diet," 23 June 2020 Add cream cheese and pulse until combined, 15 to 20 times. Katie Jacobs, Country Living, "Spider Cookie Truffles," 7 Sep. 2020 From there, beat together cream cheese and sugar for 4-6 minutes before adding flour and heavy whipping cream. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, "The Easiest Way to Make a Delicious Cheesecake—Burn It," 21 Aug. 2020 The ice creams, made with sour cream and their signature cream cheese blend, come in flavors modeled after their famous slices like birthday cake, chocolate, and cookies and cream. Mary Honkus,, "The Cheesecake Factory Has a New Snickers Cheesecake — and Is Donating $1 for Every Slice Sold," 30 July 2020 Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, and butter until light and fluffy. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting," 13 July 2020

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First Known Use of cream cheese

1583, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cream cheese was in 1583

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26 Sep 2020

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“Cream cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cream cheese

: a soft white cheese made from milk and cream

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Kids Definition of cream cheese

: a soft white cheese made from whole milk enriched with cream

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