Make Your Boring Bagels Exciting Again with These Unusual Cream Cheese Spreads
Roasted Tomato Butter Cream Cheese
Spicy Crawfish Cream Cheese
You don’t have head down to New Orleans for a Creole-inspired spread. In fact, all you need is a little bit of time and patience to boil some crawfish, add your favorite seasonings and enjoy a bagel from the Bayou. Get the recipe.
Pub Style Cream Cheese
There’s no such thing as last call with this recipe. If you’re looking to extend the weekend’s shenanigans into weekday treats, you’ll want to try this pub cheese-esque concoction with beer and sharp cheddar. Get the recipe.
Kimchi Cream Cheese
Though spicy fermented vegetables may intimidate even the most alert of morning people, the cream cheese subdues kimchi’s intense flavors and makes it a delicious bagel pairing. Just be sure to pack the Pepto — the dairy and cabbage combo is dangerous for your tummy. Get the recipe.
Garlic Avocado Cream Cheese
Making cream cheese creamier may seem like the impossible, but the mighty avocado rises to the challenge. Paired with garlic, lemon juice, mayo and fresh basil, this is the yummy way to start a busy day. Get the recipe.
Dirty Martini Cream Cheese
It’s all about the familiar brine of green olives and bleu cheese that makes this spread your new favorite part of boozy breakfast. Bottoms up! Get the recipe.
Dill Pickle Cream Cheese
Caramel Apple Cream Cheese
Apples and caramel go together like peanut butter and jelly. Soon enough, you’ll be saying that bagels and and this spread are also a match made in culinary heaven. If you wake up with a sweet tooth, this will certainly be your cure. Get the recipe.
Lemon Dill Cream Cheese
If you’re on the hunt for something refreshing, look no further than this Tori Avey lemon dill schmear that incorporates the decadence of heavy whipping cream. Add a slice of smoked salmon on top and you’ll soon be thankful for your alarm clock. Get the recipe.
Rosemary and Cranberry Cream Cheese
For those with more sophisticated palates, this sweet and salty blend highlights the versatility of herbs like rosemary and their ability to enhance basically any ingredient. Get the recipe.