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Can cream cheese be frozen?


Cream cheese may be frozen in its original foil wrapping, however, it becomes somewhat grainy and separates. It is safe to eat, but the flavor may be changed since it is no longer creamy in texture. Thaw in original wrapping in the refrigerator.

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 

 


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