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From morning bagels and party dips to homemade frosting and stuffed pasta, plant-based cream cheese has a long list of accomplishments on its resume. It’s much more than just a bagel topping, it’s a recipe gamechanger! To get in on these smearable, mixable, and versatile non-dairy spreads, check out our list of the best vegan cream cheese brands on the market.
This vegan cream cheese brand is an absolute OG in the dairy-free cheese world, but have you tried their plant-based Cream Cheeze options lately? If not, here’s your sign. Daiya vegan cream cheese comes in Plain, Strawberry, Chive & Onion, and Roasted Garlic & Herbs flavors. We’ll take one of each, please!
Spero Foods is one of the vegan cream cheese brands that didn’t stop at just a few flavors. The sunflower-based spreads can be found in several bold varieties. Find Herb, Strawberry, and Smoked Salmon options along with dairy-free cheese spreads in Chipotle, Cheddar, and Goat flavors. Bagels are obvious, but these dairy-free spreads taste great in sandwiches and wraps too!
Move over plain, boring bagels! So Delicious Dairy Free Cream Cheese Style Spread is here to level up your morning breakfast routine. This spreadable cheese is available in both Creamy Original and Chive & Onion varieties—cheers to these delicious, classic flavors! Next time your brekkie needs a boost, give this vegan cream cheese brand a go!
From Plain and Garden Veggie to Everything, Strawberry, and Chive, Kite Hill has the hookup on flavored plant-based cream cheese! This vegan cream cheese brand uses almond milk and vegan cultures to create a tangy and delicious product with a velvety smooth texture. We love it on breakfast bagels, veggie sandwiches, and beyond!
The Original Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese is an iconic vegan staple. Established in 1981, Tofutti is one of the first vegan cream cheese brands on the market! True to its namesake, the plant-based spread is made with non-GMO tofu along with tangy non-dairy lactic acid. Get creative with this one and whip up a vegan party dip to share with friends. Flavors include Plain, Whipped Plain, Garlic & Herb, Smoked, and Herbs & Chive.
We adore a brand with options, and Miyoko’s is giving us just that! In addition to cultured vegan butter, plant-based cheese wheels, and the coveted cashew mozzarella, the cruelty-free brand has the vegan cream cheese game on lox—Fish-Free Lox that is. Other flavors include Cinnamon Raisin, Savory Scallion, Everything, and Classic Plain.
Treeline is keeping it simple with their cashew-based cream cheese, but simple ingredients do not translate to boring flavors. This dairy-free cream cheese is bursting with both richness and tang. Find Treeline Cream Cheese in Plain, Chive & Onion, Everything, and our personal favorite, Strawberry. Treeline also offers Plain Cream Cheese Snack Packs when you need an individual serving of this tasty vegan spread.
Homemade vegan cheesecake, coming right up! The versatile Dairy-Free Cream Cheese from Follow Your Heart works well in desserts, dips, entrees, and more. While it’s hands down one of our favorite vegan cream cheese brands, Follow Your Heart is also known for its vegan mayo, feta, parm, and blue cheese crumbles.
Searching for the perfect product for your vegan cream cheese frosting? Violife Original Cream Cheese is just what you’re looking for. And for those of you seeking a tasty bagel schmear, the vegan cream cheese brand also offers several flavored spreads including Strawberry, Chive, and Original. Get creative with these plant-based cream cheese options.
Made with ingredients like cashews, coconut cream, chickpeas, and even cabbage, the Wild Creamery cream cheese is a must-try! The plant-based, cultured spread is perfect for morning bagels, homemade rangoons, and everything in between. Created by the folks at Wildbrine, Wild Creamery also features many dairy-free faves like sour cream and non-dairy dips.
While not all Go Veggie products are vegan, their plant-based line of cream cheese alternatives is totally fair game! Vegans can enjoy both Classic Plain and Chive & Garlic vegan cream cheese varieties as a spread or dip in an infinite amount of ways. Think loaded bagels, red velvet cupcakes, stuffed French toast, and beyond. Are you drooling yet?
Jalapeno popper dip, anyone? The Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative from Trader Joe’s is giving us plenty of plant-based recipe inspo! From desserts and dips to stuffed pasta, this cruelty-free spread does it all. In case you needed another reason to head to your friendly neighborhood TJ’s, this is it! The cream cheese possibilities are endless with this one.
The folks at Oatly have created a tasty vegan cream cheese from oats and we are here for it! Available in Plain and Chive & Onion varieties, this rich, tangy, and creamy spread is a must-try! Slather it on a bagel, add it to your homemade sandwiches, or use it as a vegetable dip. There’s really no wrong way to enjoy this oat-based cream cheese.
You’ve gotta check out this unique vegan cream cheese from Nature’s Fynd. The innovative, plant-based brand utilizes the trademarked Fy Milk derived from water and fungi. This vegan cream cheese is kosher and free from nuts, soy, artificial flavors, and preservatives. Add it to your go-to toasted bagel or use it in your plant-based cooking.
Available in Plain and Chive, it’s time to spread the tasty flavors of Nurishh vegan cream cheese. Both varieties are made with sunflower seeds and bamboo fiber, so this unique spread can even add a little dietary fiber to your morning meal. The Nurishh brand also offers vegan cheese slices, shreds, and snack cubes for all your plant-based cheese needs!
The iconic cream cheese brand, Philadelphia, now has a vegan-friendly version for everyone to enjoy. Find the plant-based non-dairy spread in three dairy-free formulations—Original, Strawberry, and Chive & Onion. While Philadelphia’s original line of traditional cream cheese is beyond expansive, you can easily locate the vegan version by scanning the cooler shelves for the lime green lids.