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Old 10-25-2008, 03:29 PM   #1
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Question Substitute for cream cheese?

What is a substitution for cream cheese????

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Old 10-25-2008, 03:41 PM   #2
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What's your recipe? Try goat cheese or farmers cheese.
Do you not like cream cheese? If not, I don't think you'll like goat either.
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Old 10-25-2008, 03:44 PM   #3
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Tell us the reason behind the substitution for a better answer, don't like it, have a recipe and no cream cheese in the house, what? Welcome to DC from me too!!lol
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:00 PM   #4
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Neufchatel cheese is a substitute for cream cheese. Kraft sells Neufchatel cheese as low fat version of its Philadelphia cream cheese. It's similar to American cream cheese but is naturally lower in fat.
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:11 PM   #5
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If you're baking something sweet, I might go with the neufchatel option. For something savory you have lots of options. Laughing Cow makes some great low calorie spreadable cheeses (we're talking about 35 calories per wedge). You can find that with the other refridgerated cheeses, they come in many flavors too. Depending on what you're making you could also use a soft cheese like Brie, or a good gorganzola.
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Old 10-25-2008, 08:16 PM   #6
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A lot depends on what you're making. If you were making something like a cheese cake you could subsitute the recipe and cheese and make a ricotta cheese cake.

There are several sub options for cream cheese ... scroll down to cream cheese to find them.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:45 PM   #7
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Cool I too am looking for a substitute for cream cheese

My Dr has put me on a diet. And I am not allowed cow's milk because of the hormones I can't live without cheese. So I am searching for hormone free cheeses for consumption and to use in recipes!
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Old 11-09-2012, 11:53 PM   #8
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Hello and welcome to DC Guepster
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