Make your own flavored cream cheese by stirring in fresh, in-season cherries. We like the flavor of black cherries, but any kind will work. Spread this on your morning bagel or sandwich it between graham crackers for a cherry cheesecake-inspired snack. Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2010

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Combine cream cheese, cherries, sugar and allspice in a small bowl.

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Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; 5.2 g total fat; 2.9 g saturated fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 76 mg sodium. 52 mg potassium; 2.8 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2.2 g protein; 196 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 3 mcg folate; 28 mg calcium; 3 mg magnesium; 1 g added sugar;

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Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
Very easy great flavor and not too sweet. I measured 1/4 cup cherries then added a few more to make it a little more dense on the fruit. Plan to try other fruit as well!! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
Delicious I recommend using a blender on low for a few seconds to mix thoroughly. Also I added more chopped cherries rather than sugar. Read More