Tag: cream cheese

Spinach and Caramelized Fennel Dip

Ingredients: 6 oz steamed baby spinach, squeezed dry 1/2 cup large dice fennel 1 shallot, minced 8 oz brick Greek Cream Cheese and Greek Yogurt 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Blueberry Vanilla Cream Pie

Ingredients: 3 cups fresh blueberries 3 tablespoons warm water 1 tablespoon vanilla paste 4 teaspoons gelatin 16 oz cream cheese, softened 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 10-inch graham cracker crust Directions: Puree 2 cups blueberries. Set aside. Pour the warm water into a large bowl. Sprinkle with gelatin. Allow […]

“Skinny” Summer Crab Dip

Ingredients: 16 oz blue crab claw meat 8 oz Neufchâtel*, at room temperature 3/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt 2 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder 1/4 teaspoon ground lemon peel […]

Fresh Jalapeño Bacon Dip

Ingredients: 1 shallot, chopped 4 jalapeños, cored and quartered 3 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature* 16 oz sour cream* 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the peppers and shallot in a […]

Apple Butter Cheesecake

Ingredients: for the crust: 1 1/2 cups of gingersnap crumbs* 6 tablespoons of butter, melted and cooled slightly for the cheesecake: 4 eggs, at room temperature 32 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 16 oz labne, at room temperature 1 cup apple butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

Crab Strudel

Ingredients: 1 egg 1 tablespoon water 8 oz lump blue crab 4 oz reduced fat cream cheese, softened 4 green onions, chopped 1/4 cup finely shredded smoked Gouda cheese 2 tablespoons reduced fat sour cream 2 teaspoons Old Bay seafood seasoning 1/8 teaspoon celery seed 1 sheet puff pastry Sheets, […]

Pumpkin Black Bottoms

Ingredients: for the filling: 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 6 oz miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 egg, at room temperature for the batter: 2 1/4 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup canola oil 1 […]

Smoked Whitefish Spread

Ingredients: 1 lb. smoked whitefish chub 8 oz. block of cream cheese (reduced fat is fine) 1/4 cup light or regular sour cream 1/2 cup chopped green onions Directions: Carefully remove whitefish meat from the bones. The best way to do this is to find the spine, stick a fork […]