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 Grocery stores Aldi and Hy-Vee have issued recalls of cream cheese, as they could potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Ayana Archie, NPR, 15 May 2024 The nationwide grocer is voluntarily recalling several varieties of its Happy Farms brand of cream cheese spreads due to concerns about the potential for salmonella, according to a notice on Aldi's website. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for cream cheese 

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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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“Cream cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

cream cheese

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

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