Cherry Cream Cheese Spread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1/3 cup

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Dotted with pretty maraschino cherries, this spread is an attractive complement to your holiday table. —Ruth Hastings


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


  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and extract until fluffy. Fold in cherries. Serve with bread, bagels and toast. Store in the refrigerator.