Cherry Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Cherry Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

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Dotted with pretty maraschino cherries, this spread is an attractive complement to your holiday table. —Ruth Hastings
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon chopped maraschino cherries

Directions

In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and extract until fluffy. Fold in cherries. Serve with bread, bagels and toast. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1/3 cup.
Originally published as Cherry Cream Cheese Spread in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p10

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 162 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon chopped maraschino cherries
  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and extract until fluffy. Fold in cherries. Serve with bread, bagels and toast. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1/3 cup.
Originally published as Cherry Cream Cheese Spread in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p10

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carriefeuquay User ID: 4585790 135946
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2011

"The basic recipe is delicious, but it needs to be sweetened with powered sugar to keep it from tasting like only cream cheese and cherries (unless that is the taste your going for). We added about a half a cup of powered sugar to a six time recipe."

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beksand User ID: 2556544 56597
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2009

"this was very good. but i had to add powdered sugar to it. Everyone loved it at my valentine party. i served it with graham crackers."

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