Cream Cheese Recipes

From sweet to savory, there’s just so much you can do with cream cheese. Check out all the top recipes with cream cheese.

Staff Picks

Cream Cheese Jalapeno Hamburgers

Rating: 4.4 stars
505
These are the BEST burgers I've ever had. My mother made a version of these and I changed it a little....instead of Jalapeno peppers you can add ANYTHING or just do the cream cheese...trust me...you're family and/or guests will BEG for the recipe!

Cherry Cheese Pie I

Rating: 4.65 stars
153
Cream cheese and whipped topping folded together make this no-bake pie light and fluffy. This is a quick and easy dessert. For endless variations, use any flavor of pie filling as a topping! This recipe can be doubled for a 9x13 inch pan.

Chicken Alfredo

Rating: 4.3 stars
424
A quick and easy chicken alfredo dinner with broccoli, zucchini, and red bell pepper. The sauce is enriched by cream cheese.

Cream Cheese Mints

Rating: 4.35 stars
302
These seem to be everyone's favorite holiday candy recipe. Could be the melt in your mouth texture, or perhaps the sweet peppermint taste. Could also be the fact that this is the easiest candy recipe around! If stored in airtight container, these can be frozen for a couple months. These can also be made into pretty shapes by rolling in granulated sugar, pressing into candy molds, and dropping them out.

Awesome Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.55 stars
1136
This straightforward recipe delivers moist, dense, and delicious carrot cake with pineapple under a cream cheese frosting.

Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.79 stars
165
I wanted a frosting for a coconut layer cake that stood up to a stronger flavor without overpowering it and without being too sweet. If frosting a layer cake, I recommend spreading melted apricot preserves over the center layer, along with some frosting.

Cream Cheese Penguins

Rating: 4.72 stars
913
Just imagine a cute display of penguins, made with black olives, carrots and cream cheese! You can add scarves and hats by using fresh red pepper strips, or canned pimentos cut into different shapes. Use frilly toothpicks if you can.

Cream Cheese, Garlic, and Chive Stuffed Chicken

Rating: 4.34 stars
241
Butterflied chicken breasts are stuffed with a garlic, chive, and cream cheese mixture, wrapped with a slice of bacon, and topped with butter. Very delicious and easy to make!

Cream Cheese Bread

Rating: 4.36 stars
64
This rich yeast bread is excellent toasted and served with jam. It is a good base for making fruit bread or chocolate chip bread; just add 1/4 cup nuts, dried fruits, or chocolate chips after the first rise.

Dill Wrapped Cream Cheese

Rating: 4.16 stars
100
Easy, easy, easy! Dill-sprinkled cream cheese is wrapped in crescent roll dough and baked till golden. Serve this extra special appetizer with apple slices and crackers.

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake

Rating: 4.77 stars
4359
A great alternative to pumpkin pie, especially for those cheesecake fans out there. Serve topped with whipped cream.

Mouth-Watering Stuffed Mushrooms

Rating: 4.63 stars
4303
These delicious mushrooms taste just like restaurant-style stuffed mushrooms and are my guy's absolute favorite.
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Inspiration and Ideas

18 Tart and Decadent Lemon and Cream Cheese Desserts
These lemon and cream cheese desserts are the best combination of tart, tangy, and decadent.

The Best Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.47 stars
464

This recipe is often requested during Thanksgiving. It's totally tasty and everyone will rave! For a variation, serve in a casserole dish, and refrigerate overnight. Sprinkle extra Parmesan cheese and butter over potatoes and reheat in the oven.