Cream Cheese Ideas for the Holidays

Cream cheese.

Creamy. Sweet. Delicious.

Doesn’t make you fat at all.

I kid, I kid.

Every single bite is worth it. You know it, I know it. There’s nothing better than cream cheese.

Now…I’m a cream cheese snob. If it’s not Philadelphia Cream Cheese, I don’t want it. Have you bought the store brand versions? They’re so…icky. Wet. It sticks to the wrapper. It’s kind of, well… weird. The Philly?

Doesn’t do that. It’s uniform and slick and perfect.


Okay, enough of that. You want to know the best things to make with it, right?


Well, here are a few of my favorites… Cheesecakes.

I love cheesecake. Thick and rich and tall and creamy.


S’mores Cheesecake. The comforting flavor of graham, chocolate, and marshmallow, but paired with cheesecake. Die.

Toasted Coconut and Raspberry Cheesecake. Don’t knock it until you try it. Coconut and raspberry combine to make the most incredible partnership. You won’t be sorry.

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake. I don’t think I need to say one more word about this.

Not enough cream cheese?

Take a gander around the Dixie Crystals website. You’ll find more cream cheese than you can shake a stick at.

Like my Caramel Apple Cheesecake.  Or Eggnog Cheesecake.  Or Gingerbread Cheesecake.

You’ll like it.

Maybe even enough to Pin a few recipes (ahem, the above cheesecakes might be a good place to start?) on Pinterest.

Just saying.

Happy baking!

Disclaimer:  I am an ambassador for Dixie Crystals.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.