Bacon-Green Onion Cream Cheese Spread

ncBaOnCrCh1nm

This is a really tasty spread that makes a great party appetizer served with crackers. It’s also great spread on bagels for breakfast, brunch or a snack–I really like it on Everything bagels! It’s so easy to make, too…you can whip this up in no time! I originally clipped this recipe out of a magazine some time ago, but I found it over at Food.com, too. According to Food.com, this recipe makes 16 servings…or maybe a little less if you like to spread it on thick! 🙂

BACON-GREEN ONION CREAM CHEESE SPREAD (adapted from Food.com)

  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese, regular or light
  • 4 ounces cooked bacon, chopped (or you can substitute real bacon bits)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (2-3, depending on their size)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well. Cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to use. This spread can be stored in your refrigerator for up to 2 days. Serve as a spread for bagels or crackers.

ncBacOnCrCh2nm

Over at Food.com, they refer to this spread as a “schmere.” According to Epicurious, the word is thought to have come from the Yiddish word shmirn (to smear or grease), and is used in the culinary world to describe a dab of cream cheese or mayonnaise that is spread on a bagel or roll. A new word we can add to our vocabulary! 🙂

Advertisements

13 thoughts on “Bacon-Green Onion Cream Cheese Spread

  1. e-Mom

    This looks so good, I can smell it!

    I could comment on every post… you have some wonderful recipes (along with Isaiah).

    Blessings, e-Mom

    Reply
  2. Pingback: $5 for Bagels and More at Big Daddy Bagels » Daily Couponds

    1. nancyc Post author

      It was the first time I had made a bacon spread, too! It’s also yummy if you pop it in the microwave for about 10 sec. after spreading it on the bagel to warm it up a little.

      Reply
  3. Bryan

    Does this really call for 4 oz of COOKED bacon? Not 4 oz of uncooked? It seems like a lot. Or is there supposed to be a ton of bacon?

    Reply

Comments are always appreciated!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s