cream cheese


Definition of cream cheese

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

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Add cream cheese and pulse until mixture forms a ball. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Snowy Cookie Truffles," 30 Nov. 2018 Add cream cheese, stirring to melt, then fold in peas, lemon zest, Parmesan and tarragon. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Peas," 17 Aug. 2018 Arizona burger topped with jalapeño cream cheese and crispy onion strings. Jennifer Mcclellan, azcentral, "Say hello to beer brunch! Gilbert's first OHSO Brewery opens April 23," 18 Apr. 2018 While cookies cool, make filling: Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth, about 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chocolate Stout Whoopie Pies," 15 Feb. 2019 In food processor, puree cream cheese with sour cream until very smooth. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Everything Bagel Dip," 21 Dec. 2018 There’s a balanced, fluffy ratio of crab to cream cheese, more whipped cream than Elmer’s glue. Kara Baskin,, "Go out of your way for Sichuan Gourmet," 15 May 2018 Philadelphia cream cheese, Philly cheese steaks, soft pretzels and even Crisco are no longer allowed inside the park until after the Super Bowl on Feb. 4. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Philadelphia and Boston food feud escalates ahead of Super Bowl," 24 Jan. 2018 Transfer bottom half to serving platter and spread with jam and ¾ cup cream cheese frosting; sandwich with top half. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Double White Chocolate Cake," 29 Nov. 2018

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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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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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