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 Her less-is-more approach to pastries — a handful of blackberries popping with lemon, or a schmear of cream cheese topped with a raspberry-rhubarb pairing — does not disappoint. Star Tribune, 6 July 2021 There’s nothing wrong with a swipe of cream cheese, either. Washington Post, 10 June 2021 This comfortably holds European-style wide butter, two standard butter sticks or eight ounces of cream cheese, giving you a lot of flexibility. Chris Hachey, BGR, 7 June 2021 Meichih finishes the cakes with artistic squiggles of cream cheese frosting and gold flakes. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Apr. 2021 Finally, round out your repast with carrot cake with orange cream cheese frosting. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 29 Mar. 2021 In the bowl of a food processor, add feta, yogurt, cream cheese, 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon zest and juice, sea salt, and red pepper flakes. Dallas News, 17 Aug. 2021 Finish with tropical carrot cake topped with macadamia, mango and pineapple cream cheese. Phillip Valys,, 26 July 2021 His favorite groceries are fresh bagels and cream cheese, which weren’t there this time. Washington Post, 28 June 2021

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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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3 Sep 2021

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“Cream cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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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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