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Orange Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

"Here's a smooth fluffy spread that couldn't be easier to make—it has only four ingredients," reports Lois Gelzer of Standish, Maine. "Try it as a topper on oven-fresh muffins or pumpkin bread. It lends a zingy orange taste to toast and bagels at breakfast, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel


  • 1. In a bowl, beat all ingredients until smooth. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 84 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.