Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

Tofu and miso make the creamiest Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese. You’ll be amazed at how simple it is to create such an amazing dip with this simple recipe containing just two ingredients!

vegan tofu cream cheese in a bowl with vegetable sticks

Homemade tofu cream cheese is super easy to make! All you have to do is mix firm tofu and miso in a food processor (or high speed blender) until smooth.

Serve as a snack for chilling time or as an appetizer for your house party along with baguettes, crackers, and vegetable sticks. I’m sure everybody will love it!

    This recipe is for you if:
  • You love Japanese tofu dish.
  • You are looking for vegan cream cheese.
  • You want to make a simple appetizzer with tofu.

All right, I’m gonna show you how to make it. If you want to check the recipe, please jump to the recipe card below. Let’s get started!

About This Recipe

  • Japanese tofu recipe
  • Only 2 ingredients
  • Vegan cream cheese recipe

📋 Ingredients

Ingredients for Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese
  • Tofu: I use firm tofu (momen) and press it completely to get rid of the extra water. Please check how to prep tofu it in this post: How To Press Tofu
  • Miso: I use aka miso so the dish will be slightly brown because of the color. If you prefer lighter colors, try shiro miso (white miso).


Let me walk you through how to make it. You can also watch this video.

how to make Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

First, press the tofu and remove the extra water. Please refer to “How to Press Tofu”.

  1. Put the pressed tofu in a food processor
  2. Add miso
  3. Pulse in the food processor until smooth
  4. Smooth with no chunks of miso like this
Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

Here you go! Enjoy with vegetable sticks or crackers! If you want to spice up this vegan condiment, try adding fresh herbs, garlic powder, green onions, or olive oil. Feel free to experiment in order to create different flavors!

Store in the refrigerator. Tofu doesn’t last long so please eat as soon as possible.

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Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

Tofu and miso, this recipe require only these 2 ingredients but the result is a surprisingly creamy tofu cream cheese. It’s popular not only among adults but also children!

I hope you will enjoy the recipe.

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Vegan Tofu Cream Cheese

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Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Juri Austin
This vegan tofu cream cheese is made with only tofu and miso! You will be surprised at how rich and creamy just by using these simple ingredients.


  • 300 g Firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp Miso


  • Press: Press tofu ultimately to make it firmer (more than 30 minutes)
  • Food processor: Put tofu and miso in a food processor and blend until smooth




Serving: 1serving | Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.3g | Protein: 8.6g | Fat: 4.4g | Sodium: 3mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: vegan tofu cream cheese
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  1. I added some fresh lemon juice (about 1 tbsp.) and that helped make the spread more palatable for me.