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Greek Cream Cheese is perfect for cooking, baking and spreading!

Greek Out with Greek Cream Cheese. It's easy to amplfy the protein, cut the fat, and boost the flavor in all your recipes. Download our Greek Cream Cheese Recipe E-Book. Sweet, savory, dips, spreads, snacks, appetizers or desserts we have the perfect recipe your family and friends will enjoy.

Celebrate Easter with Greek Cream CheeseGreek Cream Cheese Carrot Cake Cupcake

Love Greek Cream Cheese? You'll love us even more swirled high on top of a King Arthur Flour Carrot Cake Cupcake. Greek Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beautiful bloom to celebrate Easter! Mix springtime herbs with Greek Cream Cheese for a healthy, flavor-filled veggie dip.

 Greek Cream Cheese Veggie Flower Dip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grilled Greek Cream Cheese Spinach Artichoke SandwichGrilled Greek Cream Cheese Spinach Artichoke Sandwich

Enjoy this savory, melty, tasty sandwich with Greek Cream Cheese. This is how we celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day. Download recipe card.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Spring with Greek Cream CheeseGreek Cream Cheese Blueberry Lemon Parfait

Celebrate with this delicious Greek Cream Cheese Lemon Blueberry Parfait, and you will see how less fat and more protein can be nutritious and unbelievably delicious. Enjoy! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lot's of ways to Greek Out!  Greek Cream Cheese - Greek Out Contest

Do you have unique Greek Cream Cheese recipe? Enter our Greek Out Contest with a chance to win a $100 gift card. Submit your Greek Out moment to  greekcreamcheese@gmail.com or post on our Greek Cream Cheese Facebook wall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greek Cream Cheese Fluff Fruit Dip Recipe by Walmart Mom and ClassyMommy Blogger, Colleen PadillaGreek Cream Cheese Fluff Recipe by Walmart Mom Colleen Padilla

 

 

 

 

Greek Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Recipe by Walmart Mom and LillePunkin Blogger, Linsey KernelPhoto Credit Linsey Kernel of LillePunkin.com

 

 

Photo credit: Women's Health Magazine. GREEK Cream Cheese &  Greek Yogurt Mini Cheesecakes

Women's Health Magazine's Greek Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt Mini Cheesecakes Recipe by Women's Health Food & Nutrition Editor, Jill Waldbeiser

 

 

Chef Nick Peters - Private Chef Just Trying to Make Your Life Easier!Photo Credit: Chef Nick Peters. Greek Cream Cheese Coconut Concoction

Culinary Wonder: "Greek" Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt

"Guys...this product is just what the home cook needed. The whole "low-fat" cream cheese which we all know, is not as tangy or smooth as the full fat version. "Greek" Cream Cheese and Greek Yogurt is dare I say...better than any brand full fat cream cheese out there today." Click here to read Chef Nick's Greek Cream Cheese review.

Chef Nick Peters discovered Greek Cream Cheese at his local Stop & Shop in the greater Boston area, and has been on a culinary whirlwind letting his creative talents take him from sweet to savory of recipes with Greek Cream Cheese. Whether its desserts, stuffed burgers, or pasta sauce Chef Nick has gone above and beyond showing just how versatile Greek Cream Cheese can be in the kitchen, and how easy it is to bake and cook healthier without sacrificing taste. Chef Nick  is an up-and-coming private chef in the greater Boston area. He received his culinary training at Southern New Hampshire University. Click here for Chef Nick's Foodgasm blog and Greek Cream Cheese recipes. 

 

Delicious Recipe Ideas with Greek Cream Cheese

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Orange & Honey Greek Cream Cheese DipCranberry, Orange & Honey Greek Cream Cheese Dip

  • 1 - 8oz. Container or Package Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp Orange Marmalade or Jam
  • 1 Small Orange, peeled and cut into 1/2" wedges
  • 1/2 Tsp. Orange Zest
  • 2 Tbsp. Honey

Preparation

Combine Greek Cream Cheese and orange marmalade in bowl. Mix gently until combined. Add orange wedges, and orange zest. Mix gently. Drizzle with honey. Serve with fresh fruit, crackers or wafer cookies.

 

Greek Cream Cheese Cheesecake with CranberriesGreek Cream Cheese Cheesecake with Cranberries

Crust

  • 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 5 Tbsp. of butter, melted

Filling

  • 4 pkg. (8oz.) Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 4 large whole eggs
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1-1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream

Topping (optional)

  • 1/2 cup of  cranberries (dried or fresh)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425° F. Mix graham cracker crumbs, chopped almonds and melted butter. Butter a 10 inch springform pan and press crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of pan. Beat Greek Cream Cheese until smooth. Add sugar and flour. Beat in egg yolks adn whole eggs until smooth. Add cream and vanilla. Once thoroughly blended, pour cheese mixture into prepared springform pan. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 225° F and bake 50 minutes. Cover top with foil if browning too fast. Remove from oven and cool. Refrigerate until cold. To serve, carefully remove from the pan and garnish with cranberries. Serve and enjoy.

 

Simple Snack Ideas

Wheat Toast with Greek Cream Cheese, Honey and Almonds

Preparation

Toast 2 slices of your favorite wheat bread or multi-grain bagel. Spread each slice with 1 Tbsp. of Greek Cream Cheese. Top with sliced almonds and honey. Serves 1.

Greek Cream Cheese Pita Rollups

  • 1 Medium Cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 Medium Tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 Container (4oz.) Greek Cream Cheese
  • 4 Whole Wheat Pita Wraps

Preparation.

Combine cucumbers and tomatoes in bowl and add salt and pepper to taste. Spread 1 Tbsp. of Greek Cream Cheese on each pita wrap, spoon in cucumber and tomato mixture, rollup pita wraps and enjoy. Serves 4.

Easy Entertaining 

Greek Cream Cheese Salsa Cream Cheese DipGreek Salsa Cream Cheese Dip

  • 8oz. Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 8oz. Santa Barbara Garden Style Salsa
  • 3 Shakes of McIlhenny Company Red Tabasco
  • 1/2 Lemon - Juice
  • Serve wih Frito Lay Scoops Tortilla Chips

Combine Greek Cream Cheese, Santa Barbara Salsa, Tabasco, and Lemon Juice in a bowl, and stir gently until blended. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve with Frito Lay Scoops. Serves 6-8. Download recipe.

Greek Cream Cheese Savory BruschettaGreek Cream Cheese Savory Bruschetta

  • 8oz. Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3 Scallions, thinkly sliced
  • 1/2 Clove Garlic, finely chopped or pressed
  • 1/2 Lemon - Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Roasted Red Peppers in Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Goya Jalapeno's
  • 2 Tbsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Baguette sliced into 1' portions. Approximately 12-16 Slices.

Mix Greek Cream Cheese and Scallions in bowl, and set aside. In medium-high sauce pan combine Roasted Red Peppers, Jalapeno's Garlic, Lemon Juice and Cayenne Pepper. Stir for approximately five minutes, until ingredients are heated through. Remove from heat and set aside. Toast Baguette slices and arrange on plate. Spread Greek Cream Cheese and scallion spread on each Baguette, then top with 2-3 Tbsp of Roasted Red Peppers adn Jalapeno's mixture. Serves 8-10. Download recipe.

 

Savory Greek Cream Cheese Dip

  • 1 Tsp. of pre-mixed Greek Seasoning
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp. Pepper
  • 1 Garlic Clove, finely minced
  • 1 Tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 2 - 8oz. Containers or Packages Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 Cup Cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 Cup Tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 Cup Kalamata Olives, diced
  • 1/4 Cup Scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Crumbled Feta
  • 1/2 Tsp. Flat Leaf Parsley, finely minced

Preparation

Combine dry Greek seasoning, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix. Add softened Greek Cream Cheese. Mix until well combined. Add cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, and scallions. Gently fold ingredients. Add feta and gently fold into mixture. Garnish with parsley and serve with pita chips, bread or fresh cut vegetables.

Light Meals

Frittata with Greek Cream CheeseFrittata with Greek Cream Cheese

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 Tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Cups olive oil
  • 2 Cups frozen shredded hash browns
  • 2 Cups scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 - (4oz.) Pkg. Greek Cream Cheese, softened

Preparation

Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375° F.

Whisk together eggs, salt, and pepper until just combined. Heat oil in an ovenproof 9-to-10 - incn heavy nonstick skillet over high heat until very hot but not smoking. Add potatoes and scallions to oil, stirring once, then cover and cook until beginning to brown, about 4 minutes. Stir potato mixture once, then cover and cook 3 minutes more. Pour beaten eggs evenly over potato mixture and dollop Greek Cream Cheese over eggs. Tranfer skillet to oven and bake frittata, uncovered, until set and just cooked through, about 15 minutes. Invert plate over skillet and, holding them together with oven mitts, invert frittata onto plate and servie immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

  • 3 Lg. Red PeppersRoasted Red Pepper Soup with Greek Cream Cheese
  • 4 Medium Vine Ripe Tomatoes
  • 2 Medium Onions
  • 2 Carrots
  • 4 Cups of Chicken Stock
  • 1 Heart of Celery with Leaves
  • 1/2 (4oz.) Pkg. of Greek Cream Cheese, softened 

Preparation

Broil cleaned tomatoes and peppers, turning till skin blackens on all sides. Place peppers in brown paper bag, shut tight; this will aid in peeling the skin off peppers adn place tomatoes on a dish so liquid drains off. Coarsely chop carrots and celery, place in a saucepan with 2 cups stock, cook till veggies are soft. Skin tomato and peppers, add to cooked veggies, and cook 10 minutes. Remove from stove and cool mixture into blender; add Greek Cream Cheese and blend till smooth. Serve either warm or cold, garnish with dollop of Greek Cream Cheese. Serves 6-8.

Basil Pasta Toss

  • 1 Lb. Penne PastaBasil Pasta Sauce with Greek Cream Cheese
  • 2 Cups Assorted Vegetables: Zucchini, Red Pepper, Squash, Mushrooms and Carrots
  • 1/8 Cup Fresh Basil
  • 1 - 8oz. Container Greek Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup White Wine
  • 1/8 Cup Coarsely Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/8 Cup Coarsely Grated Romano Cheese

Preparation

Cook penne pasta until pasta is al dente', drain and set aside in large bowl. Chop 2 cups of assorted vegetables (zucchini, red pepper, squash, mushrooms and carrots) and steam veggies until they are al dente'. Drain steamed veggies in a colander. In a large sauce pan over medium heat melt one container of Greek Cream Cheese. Gradually add 1/2 cup of white wine. Tear 1/8 cup of fresh basil and add to cheese and wine. Mix grated cheese together adn stir in 1/4 cup of the freshly grated cheese mixture, reserving some for garnish. Cooked until cheese melts stirring constantly. Add pasta and steamed veggies to sauce, and tossing to coat with cream sauce. Salt and pepper to taste and serve with grated cheese. 4 Servings.

Delicious Desserts and Treats

Berries N' Greek Cream CheeseBerries N' Greek Cream Cheese Parfait Parfait

  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Blueberries
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Raspberries
  • 1 - 8oz. Container Greek Cream Cheese
  • Fresh Mint

Preparation

Wash and clean berries, removing all stems and leaves. Slice strawberries and place in bowl, add blueberries and raspberries. Sprinkle berries with sugar and gently toss to coat with sugar. Cover berries and place in refrigerator to rest for 15 minutes. Berries will release their own natural juices and create a light berry flavored sauce. Once berries are chilled, remove from refrigerator, and  begin to make the layers. In a parfait glass, place 1/2 inch layer of  softened Greek Cream Cheese. Spoon the berry mixture on top of the Greek Cream Cheese. Garnish with fresh mint. Makes 2-4 Servings.

Greek Cream Cheese CheesecakeGreek Cream Cheese Cheesecake

Crust

  • 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 5 Tbsp. of butter, melted

Filling

  • 4 pkg. (8oz.) Greek Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 4 large whole eggs
  • 1 Tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1-1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream

Topping (optional)

  • 1/2 pt. of strawberries

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425° F. Mix graham cracker crumbs, chopped almonds and melted butter. Butter a 10 inch springform pan and press crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of pan. Beat Greek Cream Cheese until smooth. Add sugar and flour. Beat in egg yolks adn whole eggs until smooth. Add cream and vanilla. Once thoroughly blended, pour cheese mixture into prepared springform pan. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 225° F and bake 50 minutes. Cover top with foil if browning too fast. Remove from oven and cool. Refrigerate until cold. To serve, carefully remove from the pan and garnish with strawberries. Serve and enjoy.

Caramel Fruit DipGreek Cream Cheese & Caramel Fruit Dip

  • 2 - pkg. (8oz.) Greek Cream Cheese, softened 
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • Assorted fresh fruit

Preparation

In a small mixing bowl, beat the Greek Cream Cheese and brown sugar until smooth. Add caramel topping, beat until blended. Serve with fruit or preztels. Refrigerate remaining mixture. Yield: 3 cups.

Greek Cream Cheese FrostingGreek Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 - pkg. (8oz.) Greek Cream Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tsp. of vanilla
  • 4 Cups of powdered sugar

Preparation

Beat Greek Cream Cheese, vanilla and milk on low until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, one cup at a time until smooth and of a consistency for spreading.

Greek Cream Cheese Stuffed Pears

  • 6 Pears
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 Package Gelatin
  • 1 Cup Boiling Water
  • 2 - tubs. (8oz.) Greek Cream Cheese
  • 1 Package Phyllo Dough
  • Butter Flavord Cooking Spray
  • 1 Package Raisins
  • 1 Package Sugar Cookies
  • Fruit or Preserves to garnish

Preparation

Peel pears leaving stem in place. Cut 1/4 inch off bottom of each pear. Use melon baller to remove center of pear from bottom to approximately 3/4 pear deep. Mix sugar and cinnamon and rub onto each pear. Wrap each pear in aluminum foil and bake 350° F for approximately 30 minutes or until fork tender. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Combine gelatin and sugar. Add boiling water adn mix until dissolved. Beat Greek Cream Cheese until smooth, slowly beat in mixture. Let set in refrigerator until firm. Prepare 4 sheets (6"x6") of Phyllo dough. Working quickly, spray each well with cooking spray and sugar each sheet. Place one sugar cookie in the center of each sheet. Fill pear with Greek Cream Cheese mixture and add desired amount of raisins. Place the pear on cookie. Wrap dough up around pear and crimp with fingerst next to stem. Bake pears at 350° F until Phyllo dough is slightly golden brown on top, remove and serve warm. Garnish plates with fruit or preserves and serve.

 

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