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Yes and no.
Pick a cream cheese that is medium to high in fat and you can freeze it. It will alter the texture slightly but the taste remains the same. When thawed the cheese will be more crumbly than creamy, but still ok for eating as is, or even better for casseroles and dips etc.
Pick a cream cheese that is high in fatjjj Low and non-fat cream cheeses will not freeze very well.
Although it's completely possible to freeze cream cheese, it does alter the texture. Thawed cream cheese is less creamy and a lot more crumbly than fresh cream cheese. Because of this, it's best to use frozen cream cheese in casseroles, baked dishes and dips.
Pick a cream cheese that has a higher fat content. Low and non-fat cream cheeses don't freeze as well

Posted on Jan 04, 2014

  • freddyfox Jan 04, 2014

    Pick a cream cheese that is medium to high in fat and you can freeze it. It will alter the texture slightly but the taste remains the same. When thawed the cheese will be more crumbly than creamy, but still ok for eating as is, or even better for casseroles and dips etc.

  • freddyfox Jan 04, 2014

    Sorry for the original answer being repeated, not sure what happened there.

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