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Jan 3, 2011 07:37 AM

Recipes to use up Cream Cheese (besides frosting)?

Through a series of random occurrences, I find myself with a large amount of whipped cream cheese in the fridge. I have heard its nice to put some into pasta sauce, but other than that I have no clue. Any ideas?

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  1. make dip for crudite
    add to scrambled eggs, or frittata
    make spread for toast or bagels

      1. You can add it to beef broth with some herbs to make a surprisingly good creamy herb sauce for meatballs over noodles. Here's the recipe I'm talking about, you could probably sub ground turkey for the meatballs:

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          1. mixed with tomato sauce - it will make a creamy rose-like pasta sauce that clings