Simple Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer For Parties

Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer recipe

Are you ready to elevate your party game with a delightful and cruelty-free treat? Look no further than the Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer! Perfect for any occasion, this dish combines the rich creaminess of vegan cheese with a burst of flavors that will leave your guests asking for more. Made with only 4 ingredients and in under 5 minutes!

Ingredients & Substitutions

Ever wondered how to create a mouthwatering vegan appetizer without sacrificing taste? Here’s a sneak peek at the ingredients:

  • 1 227g container cream cheese (vegan)
  • ¼ cup jam of choice (raspberry, fig, or jalapeno are best)
  • 1 tbsp thick balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped pecans
  • To serve: your favorite bread, crackers, or both

Substitutions: Feel free to experiment with different jams and nuts to suit your taste buds.

Helpful Tools

Before diving into the culinary adventure, make sure you have these helpful tools on hand:

  • Small saucepan
  • Serving plate
  • Spreader or knife for the vegan cream cheese

How To Make This Recipe

In a small saucepan on medium heat, combine jam and balsamic vinegar.

vegan jam in stainless steel pot with wooden spoon

Mix well to combine and heat for 1-2 mins.

vegan cream cheese spread on green plate

Spread vegan cream cheese into the center of a small plate.

dairy free Cream Cheese Appetizer

Top with jam mixture and sprinkle chopped pecans on top.

simple Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer recipe

Serve with your favorite bread or crackers and enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

  • Allow the jam mixture to cool slightly before adding it to the vegan cream cheese for a better consistency.
  • Experiment with different types of bread or crackers to find your perfect pairing.
  • Adjust the sweetness and tartness by choosing different jams or adding a touch of maple syrup.

FAQ

Can I prepare this appetizer in advance?

Absolutely! Prepare the components separately and assemble just before serving for the best results.

Are there gluten-free options for this recipe?

Yes, choose gluten-free bread or crackers to make this appetizer suitable for gluten-sensitive guests.

Can I use other nuts besides pecans?

Certainly! Almonds or walnuts can be excellent alternatives.

Is the vegan cream cheese store-bought or homemade?

You can use either, depending on your preference and availability.

Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer recipe

Simple Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer

Indulge in the Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer – a mouthwatering blend of vegan cream cheese, jam, and pecans. Perfect for any party, this dairy-free treat will leave your guests craving more!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Spread
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 227g container cream cheese (vegan)
  • ¼ cup jam of choice (raspberry, fig or jalapeno are best)
  • 1 tbsp thick balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped pecans

To serve

  • your favourite bread, crackers or both

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan on medium heat, combine jam and balsamic vinegar. Mix well to combine and heat for 1-2 mins.
  • Spread vegan cream cheese into the centre of a small plate, then top with jam mixture and sprinkle chopped pecans on top.
  • Serve with your favourite bread or crackers and enjoy!
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Conclusion: Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer

In conclusion, the Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer is a showstopper that caters to both your taste buds and ethical choices. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just exploring plant-based options, this appetizer is sure to impress. Elevate your party experience and leave a lasting impression on your guests with this delectable treat!

6 thoughts on “Simple Cream Cheese Vegan Appetizer For Parties

  1. Shannon says:

    5 stars
    I made this in 5 minutes as advertised and was a HIT at my party!!I was stressing out on what to bring thats vegan and dairy free and saw this on IG and thought this would be perfect and it was 😀

    • spicyveganfood says:

      Thanks so much Shannon, yes this one is super simple and flavourful so definitely one of my go to’s when i’m short on time!

  2. Peggy says:

    5 stars
    This was perfect! So quick and easy thank you.

  3. Tabitha says:

    5 stars
    Delicious and easy loved this.

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