Tag: cream cheese

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 […]

Broccoli & Sun-dried Tomato Dip

Ingredients: 4 cups broccoli florets 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 8 oz sour cream 1/3 cup minced sun-dried tomatoes (not oil packed) 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 minced shallot 2 cloves garlic salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Steam the broccoli. Drain thoroughly. Finely […]

Shrimp & Spinach Dip

Ingredients: 5 oz cooked shrimp, divided use 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature (reduced fat okay) 1/4 cup packed, defrosted chopped spinach 1/2 cup 0% or 2% Greek yogurt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 shallots, sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons horseradish 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce salt pepper Directions: In a food […]

Mango-Chile Ice Box Pie

Ingredients: 4 mangos (about 4 cups mango flesh) 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup tequila juice of 1 lime zest of 1 lime 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1 9-inch graham cracker crust Directions: Place all ingredients (EXCEPT the crust!) in a […]

Shrimp & Chive Dip

Ingredients: 8 oz small “salad” shrimp or medium shrimp, chopped 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons minced chives 2 tablespoons finely chopped Italian parsley 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 large clove garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced […]

Rachel’s Ultimate Crab Dip

Ingredients: 16 oz blue crab claw meat 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup sour cream 3/4 cup sharp cheddar 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 […]

Nutella Black Bottoms

Ingredients: for the filling: 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 6 oz miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup Nutella 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 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

Cheddar Horseradish Spread

Ingredients: 2 cups grated extra sharp cheddar 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 shallot, minced Directions: Place the cheese, cream cheese, shallot, horseradish and Worcestershire sauce in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Scrape into a bowl. Wrap tightly in plastic […]