Cheese Spread Recipes
Austrian Cheese Spread with Pumpkin Seed Oil
Goat Cheese-Edamame Dip with Spiced Pepitas
Canned chipotles in adobo sauce, sold at Latin markets and many supermarkets, give this clever, creamy dip an enticing heat and smokiness. The spiced pepitas (roasted and salted pumpkin seeds) scattered over the dip are addictive and great as a snack on their own.
Paprika Cheese Spread
This fast cheese spread takes only 15 minutes to make.
Rosemary-Buttermilk Crackers with Chanterelle Spread
The key to the flaky, super-crisp texture of these crackers is pastry flour, a low-protein, low-gluten flour.
Creamy Cheese and Green Herb Spread
This fresh cheese spread, called cervelle de canut, is a specialty of Lyon, France; the name means "silk worker's brain." Chef Owen Kenworthy makes it with herbs, cider vinegar and walnut oil.
Miso-Infused Cream Cheese Spread
Cooks in Japan cure all kinds of food in miso, from fish to tofu. Inspired, chef David Myers uses the fermented soybean paste to flavor cream cheese.
Smoked Mozzarella Spread with Flatbread Crackers
F&W's Marcia Kiesel likes to whiz smoked mozzarella in the food processor with sun-dried tomato pesto and olive oil.
Pimento Cheese with Salt-and-Pepper Butter Crackers
TV chef Carla Hall makes her own crunchy crackers to serve with her cheese spread, a riff on a Southern classic.