Sprinkle Cream Cheese Cookies

Cream Cheese Sprinkle Cookies

Fun, colorful cookies infused with cream cheese and rolled in rainbow sprinkles.The sprinkles give them a bit of chewiness all around the outside edges and the cream cheese makes them soft in the middle and enhances their flavor.

Like sugar cookies dressed to the nines.… 

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French Cheese Puffs (Gougères)

French Laundry Gougeres

Gougères are classic French cheese puffs made from pâte à choux. Think cream puffs. Only savory with cheese in the batter. Light and eggy with rounded, crackly tops and hollow centers that are perfect for filling.

These are stuffed with cream cheese, tomato and fresh thyme. Insanely and crazily delicious. Two-bites per puff will leave you wanting more…. 

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Jalapeño Cream Cheese Meatballs w/ Ranch Dipping Sauce

Disclosure: I have been selected by Kraft Foods to be an ambassador for PHILADELPHIA cream cheese. While I have been compensated for my time, my opinions are my own.

Spicy, little cocktail meatballs seasoned with PHILADELPHIA’s new spicy jalapeño cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon and spices like chile powder and oregano with a homemade ranch dressing on the side for dipping. Inspired by jalapeño poppers.

PHILADELPHIA is bringing the heat to the cream cheese case with the launch of their newest cream cheese spread Spicy Jalapeño. The new spicy jalapeño spread packs a punch of heat with real, diced jalapeños in every delicious bite…. 

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Roll-ups

Chicken cutlets stuffed and rolled with a jalapeno-cream-cheese-cheddar filling then coated in crispy Japanese panko breadcrumbs and baked until molten hot.

All the flavors I am obsessed with trapped inside juicy oven-fried chicken. There is nothing you won’t love. You don’t even need to like jalapeno poppers to like this chicken! … 

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Empanadas

Flaky pastry crust wraps itself around shredded chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, corn and jalapeños to make these golden brown beauties.

A kind of play on jalapeño poppers. . .Only better ’cause there’s chicken, corn and pie crust involved. Where ever there’s buttery, tender pie crust you can find me.… 

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Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Brownies

Tricky little things these skinny strawberry cheesecake brownies are being only 115 calories and 4 grams of fat each. I’ll let that sink in.

Packed with all the richness of a full fat brownie they don’t taste the least bit low-calorie or low-fat. That’s the tricky part.

One of the many things I love about them is they don’t require any weird ingredients like you sometimes find with low calorie recipes, only wholesome ones you can feel good about eating and probably have on hand right now for an impromptu baking session…. 

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Cheesy Baked Artichokes and Spinach

Artichoke hearts, chopped spinach and water chestnuts come together in this mouth-watering side dish with a creamy sauce made of cream cheese and heavy cream plus a generous dusting of parmesan cheese on top.

This dreamy casserole combines two of my favorite dips! Spinach artichoke and the spinach dip my Mom used to make with water chestnuts in it. Water chestnuts are definitely underrated. … 

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