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Recipes Tagged ‘ cream cheese ’

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

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November 21, 2015
Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Here’s my recipe for a fall favorite cheesecake. It’s a hybrid of several other recipes out there–I took all the best parts–and made it my own. Serve a slice with whipped cream or caramel ice cream. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies (about 20 cookies) 1/3 cup pecans, finely chopped 1/4 cup butter,...
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KP Mashed Potatoes

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November 20, 2015
KP Mashed Potatoes

You most likely have a recipe for mashed potatoes, but in case you don’t–here’s mine. They are dressed up with chives and garlic salt and of course have loads of butter! My secret ingredient–cream cheese! Serve these with just about anything, but these spuds are especially good with KP Chicken Tenders, Sweet & Sour...
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Grilled Peppers Stuffed with Creamy Swiss Cheese

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May 24, 2015
Grilled Peppers Stuffed with Cream Cheese

My mom recently brought these peppers to a BBQ and I’m pretty sure that I ate them all. No really, I think I did eat every last one. They are SO GOOD! And so simple to do. Buy a bag of those small sweet peppers that you see at most grocery stores, cut ’em...
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Bubbling Hot Shrimp Dip

February 2, 2014
Bubbling Hot Shrimp Dip

Watch this scrumptious shrimp dip disappear as soon as you serve it hot and bubbling from the oven! Scoop up the tasty cheesiness with crackers or sliced baguette bread. Ingredients: 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup mayo 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded 1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1/2...
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Garlic Mashed Califlower

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January 15, 2014
Garlic Mashes Califlower

I know this is a popular “low carb” alternative to mashed potatoes, but honestly I was never interested in giving up mashed potatoes, so never tried this recipe. Until now. I decided to give it a go and I gotta say–it’s delicious! I served it with Beef Pot Roast, and though not exactly a...
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Creamy Kale Gratin

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November 6, 2013
Creamy Kale Gratin

I’m a firm believer that adding cheese and butter to any veggie is not only healthy and delicious, but the nutrients in the veggies cancel out the calories in the butter and cheese. Am I right?? Who’s with me?? Thanks to Real Simple magazine for this incredible side dish. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive...
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Hot Crab Dip

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September 3, 2013
Hot Crab Dip

This dip is da bomb! I made it for a friend’s party last night and people loved it. After I tasted the first batch, I knew I needed to double the recipe. Glad I did too, because it was G-O-N-E! Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 medium shallots, minced 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper...
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Cream Cheese Pound Cake

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June 27, 2013
Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This is one moist and decadent pound cake! It turns out perfectly and ready for a simple topping of whipped cream and fresh fruit. Thank you to Ms. Paula Dean for the incredible recipe. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, at room temperature 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, at room temperature 3 cups granulated...
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Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

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May 15, 2013
Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

Could these be any cuter? I made them for a party recently and they were a huge hit! The recipe comes from Weightwatchers.com. Ingredients: 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup whipped cream 1 Tablespoon butter 1 cup...
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Thumbprint Cookies

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December 28, 2012
Thumbprint Cookies

This is THE BEST recipe for thumbprint cookies! The cream cheese and pecans adds such a richness to the cookie. And cherry preserves is hands down my favorite holiday flavor for the filling. But of course you can substitute with your favorite flavor, if you prefer. Plan ahead when baking theses cookies, as the dough needs to chill...
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