maple cinnamon “cream cheese” {spread}

this is so quick and easy, i only regret that i didn’t think to make it before…VEGAN MAPLE CINNAMON “CREAM CHEESE” SPREAD. no dairy, no refined sugar, just simple goodness. the basic concept came from this recipe for a basic vegan cream cheese spread. i imagine you could spruce this up any way you’d like: savory (like…onion and herbs), or sweet (i think i’ll try fruit next time).



1 can full fat coconut milk

1 cup raw cashews

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon (or more, depending on your preference)

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 tablespoon starch (i used potato starch, but cornstarch or tapioca starch would work here too)


place all ingredients EXCEPT starch in a food processor or high-speed blender. mix on high until smooth. transfer to small saucepan over medium-high heat, add your starch, and stir until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens. let it cool, then go ahead and indulge, or refrigerate if you prefer it cold. spread on your favorite gluten-free bread or cracker – enjoy!

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One thought on “maple cinnamon “cream cheese” {spread}

  1. andthis2 says:

    What a cute little model! If she loves it, it has to be delicious! Sounds and looks so good and healthy, too.

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