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Easy Vegan Cream Cheese Recipe

  • Author: Shane Martin
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 2 mins.
  • Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dips & Spreads
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: Vegan
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Easy Vegan Cream Cheese recipe is so simple to make and requires just 5 whole food ingredients. It’s savory, tangy, creamy, and insanely delicious!


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews in hot water for 30 minutes or room temperature water for at least 1-2 hours.
  2. Drain cashews and add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until fairly smooth and creamy and a spread is formed. Stop occassionally to scrape down the sides.
  3. Enjoy right away or store in a glass jar and let chill in the fridge until ready to consume.


Notes

This specific vegan cream cheese recipe is not good for cooking. It’s purely a spread.

I have found that food processor is best for this specific recipe. It allows the cream cheese to have a little more texture, yet still, be fairly smooth. If you choose to use a blender just be surea an add a little water as you go to help the process. A blender will give you a much smoother texture similar to mayo.

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