Flavored Cream Cheese
Start with 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature. Whip together
with any of the following:
Lemon - 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon lemon zest and 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar.
Strawberry - 1/2 cup sliced strawberries and 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.
Peach - 1/2 cup peeled and diced peaches and 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.
Lox - 1 ounce (or more to taste) slivered lox. Optional additions: 1/4 cup chopped red onion; 1 or 2 tablespoons capers.
Cinnamon - 3 tablespoons brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
Hot pepper - 1 or 2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped, and 2 tablespoons chopped chives.
Herb - 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, 1 tablespoon chopped green onion and 1/2 teaspoon paprika