cream cheese


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For food, the couple opted for Martin's BBQ, with a dessert including vanilla bourbon wedding cake with cream cheese frosting. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2022 Top these rich cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and a drizzle of melted chocolate. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Oct. 2022 Once the cake has cooled, frost the top with the cream cheese frosting and sprinkle with the roasted walnuts. Amber Love Bond, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2022 Pumpkin and cream cheese empanadas put a twist on the classic pumpkin pie to finish off the night. Lauryn Azu, Chicago Tribune, 11 Nov. 2022 With layers of Jell-O, strawberries, cream cheese and, of course, pretzels, strawberry pretzel salad is nothing at all like an actual salad. Bob Carlton |, al, 1 Nov. 2022 With three main ingredients (cookies, cream cheese and pumpkin puree), these Graveyard Pumpkin Pie Shooters are an easy last-minute treat for kids and adults. People Staff, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2022 Adding fresh jalapeños, cream cheese, and cheddar cheese to the chili echoes the flavors of the game-day favorite. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Sep. 2022 All Sweet Mae's cookies are made with brown butter and various fillings such as Nutella, cookie butter, cream cheese and more. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 12 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1583, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cream cheese was in 1583

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Cite this Entry

“Cream cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

cream cheese

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

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