Very Berry Cream Cheese

This simple no-heat recipe is perfect for the classroom or childcare center. Make this local fruit-flavored cream cheese with your students for a tasty, healthy snack. Try the cream cheese spread on mini bagels, celery sticks, or whole grain crackers.

Serves 20 children


  • 2 8 oz. containers of cream cheese
  • 2 cups local blackberries, blueberries, and/or strawberries
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 20 mini bagels


  1. Place the first three ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Mash ingredients with a potato masher or a mixing spoon.
  3. Spread mixture on mini bagels. Enjoy as a snack!

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