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cream cheese

noun
1.
a soft, white, smooth-textured, unripened, spreadable cheese made of sweet milk and sometimes cream.
2.
Gulf States. cottage cheese.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85
Regional variation note
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Examples from the web for cream cheese
  • Make peanut butter or cream cheese sandwiches using round deli bread.
  • Ripe strawberries are the perfect topper for this smooth delicious cheesecake made with cream cheese and chevre.
  • Add honey and dates to the filling, make a press-in cream cheese crust, and miniaturize.
  • Mild goat cheese adds a tang to the cream cheese frosting.
  • Whole strawberries, glazed with a cooked strawberry sauce, conceal this pie's layer of fresh peaches on sweetened cream cheese.
  • When finished, it'll have a wonderfully rich texture, similar to that of cream cheese but lighter.
  • The fillings include vanilla or chocolate custard, fruit fillings, or sweetened cream cheese.
  • It was clear to both of us that my warm peach and cream cheese blintz trounced his deconstructed yogurt parfait.
  • Puree the meat with seeds and cashews, or pair it with cream cheese for something a little sweeter.
  • In one vat cottage cheese is curding, in another cream cheese is being squeezed.
British Dictionary definitions for cream cheese

cream cheese

noun
1.
a smooth soft white cheese made from soured cream or milk
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Encyclopedia Article for cream cheese

soft, smooth, unripened cheese made either with cream or with a mixture of milk and cream. It is nearly white in colour and has a mild but rich taste. Cream cheese is similar to cottage cheese but is higher in fat content, cottage cheese being made from skim or nonfat milk. A similar cheese made in France is known as Neufchatel.

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