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Whipped Cottage Cheese is the hottest no cook breakfast, snack or appetizer. Reap the nutritional benefits of cottage cheese even if you never liked it before! Whipping cottage cheese turns it into a smooth, creamy spread that tastes decadent but is loaded with protein and calcium.

Several varieties of whipped cottage cheese toast on a wooden Board
1. blueberries, raspberries and hemp hearts
2 tomatoes bruschetta
3. jam and granola
4. smoked salmon, chives and black sesame seeds

What does whipped cottage cheese taste like?

Would you believe that before making this recipe, I had NEVER even tried cottage cheese? I just could not get over the lumpy texture of cottage cheese. I had heard that cottage cheese was healthy but I couldn’t get myself to take a bite. Well, now I am so glad I tried it whipped because it is so good! Cottage cheese is fairly salty so it pairs well with both sweet and savory toppings. When whipped into a creamy spread, it tastes similar to fresh mozzarella or burrata. And the texture is creamy, dreamy, smooth and airy.

Whipped cottage cheese in a mini food processor

Is cottage cheese healthy?

Everyone has a different idea of what healthy means. But one reason cottage cheese is so poplar is that it is a great source of protein. It has more protein than Greek yogurt, about 12 grams of protein in half a cup. It is also high in other nutrients like vitamin B12 and selenium. But for some people, the lumpy texture of cottage cheese makes it undesirable, Whipping it up into a creamy spread makes cottage cheese more palatable.

Whipped cottage cheese in a bowl

How to make whipped cottage cheese

It’s so easy to make, that it feels like a stretch to even call it a recipe. All you do is put some cottage cheese in a food processor or high powered blender and blend until smooth. It takes about a minute. I used a mini prep food processor like this one and it was the perfect size. You may need to scrape down the sides one or two times to make sure you get out all the lumps.

Can you make whipped cottage cheese without a food processor?

If you have a high powered blender or food chopper, that might work to whip cottage cheese. A mini food processor works best.

What to do with whipped cottage cheese

Whipped cottage cheese is a great toast spread, and the options are limitless when it comes to what to top your cottage cheese toast with. Scroll down for a few ideas, both savory and sweet. You can also use it as a dip, either by itself or mixed with herbs, lemon juice, or honey. Serve with with raw vegetables and pita chips for a healthy appetizer. Or add it to a breakfast bowl with berries and granola for a healthy, super high protein breakfast.

Toast with whipped cottage cheese spread and marinated tomato bruschetta topping on a wooden board

Storing leftovers

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge in a sealed container for up to 2 days.

Sweet and savory topping ideas

  • Fresh berries, hemp hearts and a drizzle of honey
  • Jam and granola
  • sliced figs with balsamic glaze
  • tomatoes marinated in garlic, olive oil, with fresh basil
  • Smoked salmon with chives and sesame seeds
  • Sliced avocado with everything bagel seasoning

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Whipped Cottage Cheese Recipe

4.50 from 2 votes
Prep 2 minutes
Servings 8 Servings



For the whipped cottage cheese

  • 1 cup cottage cheese

Topping ideas for cottage cheese toast


  • 5 blueberries
  • 5 raspberries
  • 1 tsp hemp heats
  • honey drizzle

Tomato bruschetta

  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped

Jam and granola

  • 1 TBSP raspberry jam or any jam you like
  • 1 TBSP granola

Smoked Salmon

  • 1 slice smoked salmon
  • 1 tsp chopped chives
  • 1/4 tsp sesame seeds


  • Add cottage cheese to a food processor and puree until smooth, stopping to scrape down the bowl once or twice. This should take about 1-2 minutes.
  • Use as a toast spread, as a dip or make a breakfast bowl. Store in the fridge in an air tight container for up to 2 days.

To make cottage cheese toast

  • Spread 1-2 tablespoons on toast. Top with berries, jam, bruschetta, smoked salmon, or anything else you want!


A mini food processor works well for this amount.
Nutrition information does not include bread or toppings.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 27mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 37IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.02mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast, Snacks
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Hello! I’m Meghan.

I am so glad that you are here! I am the recipe developer, photographer, and writer here at my blog Fox and Briar. I am a passionate, self-taught home cook and believe that most things are better homemade and that good food doesn’t need to be complicated.

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