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8 Easy Recipes to Make Tasty Lip-smacking Cream Cheese Sauce

8 Easy Recipes to Make Tasty Cream Cheese Sauce
The very delicious cream cheese sauce can be used in a variety of chicken, fish, and pork dishes, and can be poured over pasta or pancakes too. We have some lip-smacking recipes of this very versatile and creamy sauce.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2018
Healthy Choice
Love cream cheese sauce, but need to stay away from it due to its high fat content? No worries! Just substitute cream cheese with the low-fat version and enjoy your favorite dishes, without worrying about calories.
Cream cheese is a soft cheese made from unskimmed cow's milk. It is used to make tasty cream cheese sauce, used in a variety of dishes like pasta, noodles, pancakes, and even in chicken and pork dishes. This sauce can be used as a topping for cakes or bread pudding too.
We have 8 delicious cream cheese sauce recipes worth trying. Also mentioned are the dishes in which you can use the sauce.
Basic Recipe
simple cream cheese sauce
Simple Cream Cheese Sauce
Ingredients
  • Cheese, shredded, 1 cup
  • Milk, 1 cup
  • Butter, 2 tbsp.
  • Flour, 2 tbsp.
  • Pepper, 1/4 tbsp.
  • Salt, as required
Method
  • Heat the butter in a pan over low heat.
  • Add flour and mix till properly blended.
  • Add the cheese, and mix till smooth.
  • Then add milk.
  • Add salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  • This is the basic cream cheese sauce. You can customize it according to your taste by adding different ingredients.
Cream Cheese Syrup
pancakes with cream cheese sauce
Cream Cheese Syrup with Pancakes
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, softened, 8 oz.
  • Sugar, powdered, 1 cup
  • Butter, softened, 1/4 cup
  • Milk, 1/4 cup
  • Maple syrup, 2 tbsp.
  • Vanilla extract, 1 tsp.
Method
  • Whisk together cheese, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla to form a smooth paste.
  • Add powdered sugar to milk, and stir till it dissolves.
  • Slowly add milk to the cheese mixture, and beat till smooth.
  • Serve with hot pancakes.
Cream Cheese Herb Sauce
Chicken Fried Cheese
Cream Cheese Herb Sauce with Fried Chicken
Ingredients
  • Milk, 2 cups
  • Cream cheese, softened, 8 oz.
  • Flour, 4 tbsp.
  • Fresh oregano, chopped, 1 tbsp.
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, 1 tbsp.
  • Fresh sage, 1 tbsp.
  • Garlic, minced, 1 tsp.
  • Pepper flakes, 1/2 tsp.
  • Salt, 1/2 tsp
  • White pepper, 1/4 tsp.
Method
  • Melt the butter in a pan, and add flour to it.
  • Slowly add the milk, stirring continuously.
  • Now, add the cheese, ensuring that no lumps are formed. The sauce should get a smooth creamy texture.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and stir for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve with pasta, chicken, or vegetables.
Sweet and Sour Cream Sauce
bread pudding with cream cheese sauce
Sweet and Sour Cream Cheese Sauce poured on Bread Pudding
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, softened, 10 oz.
  • Condensed milk, 1 cup
  • Lemon juice, 2 tsp.
  • Water, 1 tbsp.
Method
  • Heat the cheese and condensed milk for a couple of minutes.
  • Add lemon juice and water, and stir properly.
  • Pour over bread pudding or pound cake.
Creamy Garlic Sauce
Creamy Garlic Sauce
Shrimp with Creamy Garlic Sauce
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz.
  • Milk, 3/4 cup
  • Butter, 6 tbsp.
  • Garlic, minced, 1 tsp.
  • Salt, 1/4 tsp.
Method
  • Melt butter in a pan. Add minced garlic to it.
  • Add cream cheese when the garlic turns golden.
  • Add milk slowly, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for a couple of minutes on low heat.
  • Serve with chicken, salmon, shrimp, or scallops.
Creamy Alfredo Sauce
Creamy Alfredo Sauce
Creamy Alfredo Sauce with Pasta
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz.
  • Parmesan cheese, 6 oz.
  • Milk, 2 cups
  • Butter, 1/2 cup
  • Garlic powder, 2 tsp.
  • Black pepper, ground, 1/4 tsp.
Method
  • Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add cream cheese and milk. Stir properly to form a smooth paste.
  • Add garlic powder and pepper.
  • Add the Parmesan cheese, and remove from heat.
  • Serve with noodles, pasta, or veggies like broccoli.
Spicy Cream Cheese Sauce
Spicy Cream Cheese Sauce
Spicy Cream Cheese Sauce
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz.
  • Sour cream, 1 cup
  • Butter, 1/2 cup
  • Green chillis, diced, 1/2 cup
Method
  • Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add cream cheese.
  • Once the cheese melts, add sour cream and green chillis.
  • Add milk if the sauce is too thick.
  • Pour over roasted or grilled pork or steak.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Sauce
Strawberry Cream Cheese Sauce
Strawberry Cream Cheese Sauce
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz.
  • Strawberries, 1 cup
  • Sugar, powdered, 2 tbsp.
Method
  • Blend the strawberries in a blender to form a smooth paste.
  • Add the powdered sugar and mix properly.
  • Finally, add the cream cheese and blend till the mixture smoothens.
  • You can substitute crushed strawberries with chocolate syrup for a creamy chocolate sauce.
  • Pour over pancakes, cakes, or bread pudding for a creamy twist.
Pizza
Pizza Margherita
Pizza
Pizza On White Plate