Bacon-Green Onion Cream Cheese Spread


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, too. According to, this recipe makes 16 servings…or maybe a little less if you like to spread it on thick! 🙂


  • 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.


Over at, 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! 🙂


18 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


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    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.


  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?


  4. Sally Lou Foisey

    Made this today for the first time (reduced real bacon bits to 2-ounces) and served to company. We LOVED it! A new favorite that I’ll be making often for years to come…like our next company this weekend! Thanks Nancy.

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