White Chocolate CheesecakeWondering what to do with all that cream cheese you bought? Try these delicious recipe ideas! Each of these recipes calls for softened full-fat cream cheese.
1. Pimiento Spread
In lg. bowl, mix 8 oz. cream cheese; 8 oz. extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded; ¼ c. mayonnaise; ½ c. pimiento peppers, drained and chopped; ¼ tsp. hot pepper sauce; and ⅛ tsp. salt until well blended. Serve with crackers and assorted raw vegetables. Makes 2⅓ c.2. Blue Cheese Gnocchi
Cook 1 lb. fresh or frozen gnocchi 1 minute less than label directs. Add 1 c. frozen peas; cook 1 minute. Reserve ⅓ c. cooking water. Drain gnocchi mixture. In 12-in. skillet, whisk 8 oz. cream cheese and reserved cooking water on medium-low until smooth. Stir in 3 oz. blue cheese, crumbled; gnocchi mixture; and ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper. Top with ½ c. walnuts, toasted and chopped. Serves 4.
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Line 8" by 8" baking pan with foil. Spread 4 oz.Read More »from 5 Surprising Ideas for Cream Cheese