These stuffed bagels are filled with a quick and easy homemade bacon scallion cream cheese. Rather than making our own dough, I’m using crescent rolls to save time and effort.
What are Stuffed Bagels with Bacon Scallion Cream Cheese?
Stuffed Bagels with Bacon Scallion Cream Cheese are the ultimate brunch love affair we've all been waiting for.
Think of a perfectly golden, soft bagel, enveloping a heart of velvety cream cheese bursting with crispy bacon and vibrant scallions.
To make them, we simply whip up a batch of bacon scallion cream cheese.
That cream cheese then gets wrapped up in a store bought crescent rolls.
From there, it's folded into a bagel shaped pastry and baked until golden brown.
For added deliciousness, it's topped with eggwash and everything bagel seeds.
After about 15 minutes in the oven, the results are to die for!
Every bite is an ode to breakfast decadence while being reminiscent of cozy Sunday mornings and laughter-filled gatherings.
This isn't just a stuffed bagel, it's an experience, a memory, a savory delight crafted for those with a penchant for culinary joy.
Ingredients and Substitutions
- Cream Cheese - If you don't like cream cheese, you could try goat cheese or boursin cheese.
- Bacon - I use precooked crumbled bacon to save time but if you don't do bacon, you can simply leave it out or swap it for chopped pickled jalapenos.
- Scallions - Scallions are one of my favorite things to add to cream cheese but if you don't like them or need a substitution, try chives, parsley or even basil if you're into it.
- Crescent Rolls - These save so much time but you could absolutely make your own dough if you're confident in your baking skills.
- Egg - This is just to help the everything bagel seasoning to stay put. You could also use cooking spray or a bit of olive oil to help the seasoning stick.
- Everything Bagel Seasoning - This is optional. If you don't like ET seasoning or want to use something else, try cheese, sesame seeds, flaky salt, rosemary or any other of your favorite bagel toppings.
How to make it
Making these stuffed bagels is super easy!
Too begin, preheat oven to 375F degrees.
Add cream cheese, cooked bacon and scallions to a bowl and stir.
Unroll crescent rolls and divide into 4 pieces.
Use your fingers to smooth out any holes so that each one is smooth and doesn’t have any perferations on it.
Add ¼ of the cream cheese to the long side (kind of like a hot dog shape) and roll them like cigars - pinching the ends shut.
Wrap them into bagel-like circles and place on a lined or sprayed baking sheet.
Brush the top of each one with a little bit of beaten egg and then sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the dough is cooked through and golden brown.
**If you’re not into everything bagel seasoning, you can top them with cheese, sea salt, poppy seeds or any other bagel topping you prefer.
What goes with Stuffed Bagels?
And if you want more tasty breakfast recipes, try this easy Best ham and cheese present rolls recipe, First Watch’s Elevated Egg Sandwich , Hot croissant buns with ham and cheese, or this or my Pork Roll Egg and Cheese Sandwich.
Frequently asked questions
How long does a cream cheese bagel last?
A cream cheese bagel is like a fleeting summer romance; at its prime for a day, but by the third day, it's lost that magical freshness. Better devour that beauty while it's still warm and dreamy!
How long can cream cheese bagel sit out?
if you've got a cream cheese bagel strutting its stuff on the counter, don't let it play the diva for more than 2 hours. Any longer, and you're flirting with the bad bacteria backstage!
Can you freeze a bagel with cream cheese on it?
Pop that cream cheese-slathered bagel into the frosty abyss of your freezer, and when the craving strikes, it'll be a delightful bite of NYC-meets-ice queen magic waiting just for you.
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Stuffed Bagels with Bacon Scallion Cream Cheese
- Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
- Add cream cheese, cooked bacon and scallions to a bowl and stir.
- Unroll crescent rolls and divide into 4 pieces.
- Use your fingers to smooth out any holes so that each one is solid and doesn’t have any perforations on it.
- Add ¼ of the cream cheese to the long side (kind of like a hot dog shape) and roll them like cigars - pinching the ends shut.
- Wrap them into bagel-like circles and place on a lined or sprayed baking sheet.
- Brush the top of each one with a little bit of beaten egg and then sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
- Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the dough is cooked through and golden brown.