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Smoked Cream Cheese

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Smoked Cream Cheese is a warm and creamy cheese that is topped with seasonings then smoked to perfection and served with bagel chips, pretzels, or even celery.

Smoked Cream Cheese

Smoked cream cheese is the new TikTok trend that had me intrigued. I had to try it out with all different seasonings Buffalo, Everything bagel and for a twist, I used chick fil a sauce on one. They were all so delicious my favorite was the buffalo ranch.

This made the perfect smoke-flavored appetizer to go along with any BBQ and was super easy to make.

smoked Buffalo Cheese on celery stick

Ingredients for Smoked Cream Cheese

I made 3 different flavors of the cheese you can make any flavor you wish or you may choose to make them all 🙂

Ingredients for smoked cream cheese

Step by Step Directions for Smoked Cream Cheese

  • Preheat your smoker or grill to 180-200 degrees
  • Score cheese block
  • Add seasonings
Add Seasonings

For Everything Bagel

  • Sprinkle top of cream cheese with everything bagel seasonings

For Buffalo Ranch

  • Sprinkle Ranch Seasonings over Cream Cheese
  • Top with Franks Red Hot Sauce.

For Chick Fil A

  • Coat cream cheese with sauce.
chick Fil A sauce
  • Place Cream Cheese in the smoker or on the grill grates.
Step 3 on grill grates
  • Close the Lid.
  • Allow to smoke at 200 for 1 hour.
  • Remove the cheese.
  • serve.
smoke cheese out of grill

Chef Tips and Variations

There are many different flavor combinations you can make such as Cinnamon and Sugar, BBQ Rub, Steak Rub Seasonings, Or even Taco seasonings. There are so many options for this amazing appetizer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to store

You can stor in an air-tight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.

How to reheat

Reheat your cheese in the microwave for 2 minutes or back on the grill for 10 minutes.

Can I freeze

You can freeze Cream Cheese and defrost at room tempeture.

Can I use reduced-fat cream cheese?

Yes, you can use reduced-fat for a lower-fat snack. Serve with celery and veggies to make it a keto appetizer.

smoked cream cheese with pretzels

What to serve with Smoked Cream Cheese

  1. Crackers
  2. Bagel Chip
  3. Pita Chips
  4. Pretzels
  5. Celery
  6. Cherry Tomatoes
  7. Pepper Strips
  8. Tortilla Chips
dip on pita chip

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Smoked Cream Cheese
Smoked Cream Cheese

Smoked Cream Cheese

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Smoked Cream Cheese is a warm and creamy cheese that is topped with seasonings then smoked to perfection and served with bagel chips, pretzels, or even celery.


  • 8 oz cream cheese

Everything Seasonings

  • 2 tbsp

Buffalo Ranch

  • 1/4 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Ranch Seasonings

For Chick Fil A

  • 2 tbsp Chick Fil A Sauce


  1. Preheat smoker to 200 degrees.
  2. Score Cream CheeseStep one score cheese
  3. Add seasonings

For Everything Seasoning:

Top with everything seasoningEverything Bagel Seasonings pouring on cream cheese

For Buffalo Ranch

Top with Ranch Seasoningsranch seasonings then coat with frank red hot sauceHot Sauce on cream cheese

For Chick Fil A

Top with Chick Fil A Saucechick Fil A sauce

  • Place in a smoker grill.Step 3 on grill grates
  • Close lid for one hour.
  • Remove and serve.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 29Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 83mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g

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