July 22, 2018 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Vegan Cashew Cream Cheese

Discover the wonders of cashew cream cheese! It’s a delicious and heart-healthy alternative that’s packed with flavor and nutrition. Whether you’re spreading it on toast, dipping with crackers, or adding a creamy twist to your favorite dishes, this vegan cashew cream cheese is a delightful choice that’s both wholesome and tasty.

Prep Time 1 hour | Cook Time 5 minutes | Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes | 4 Servings


  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Pinch of dried rosemary
  • Sea salt, to taste

Vegan Cashew Cream Cheese


  1. Place cashews in a small bowl and cover with hot water. Soak cashews for 1 hour.
  2. Drain the cashews and place them in a high-powered blender.
  3. Add the oil, garlic, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and salt to the blender.
  4. Blend until it becomes a smooth, thick paste resembling cream cheese. If it’s too thick, you can add a small amount of warm water to adjust the consistency.
  5. Transfer the creamy mixture to a small dish.
  6. Sprinkle dried rosemary on top for extra flavor.
  7. Use this cashew cream cheese as a delightful substitute in various dishes.
  8. Store in an airtight pot in the fridge for up to three days.