Cheese Spread (Korozott)

April 13, 2016

Appetizers Recipes Sides

A savory cheese spread with feta, whipped cream cheese, scallions, and sweet Hungarian Paprika that is always a hit with our family and friends! This recipe has been passed down to three generations and brings with it a lot of love and great memories. Körözött; a traditional favorite in Hungarian families, in mine, and now I hope yours. Enjoy!

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Savory Cheese Spread Appetizer With Hungarian Sweet Paprika (Körözött)

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Stasia Wimmer


  • 8 oz . cream cheese
  • 8 oz . feta cheese
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter (1/2 stick), softened
  • 3 scallions , including stalk, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Hungarian sweet Paprika , more or less to taste
  • 1/4 tsp salt , more or less to taste


  • 1 tbsp prepared mustard
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds


  1. Bring cream cheese, feta, and butter to room temperature. Place in a bowl along with the remaining ingredients; blend well.
  2. Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with extra scallions and serve alongside an assortment of crackers, French baguette, pumpernickel, or rye bread.



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