Spice Up Your Bagel with Pumpkin

Have you been looking to spice up your bagel, but needed some fall inspiration? We’ve found the solution if you’ve been searching for the perfect topping to a perfect bagel.

Thanks to Pillsbury, we discovered this delectable recipe for a pumpkin spice cream cheese spread to put on top of your next bagel from The Bagel Bakery.


1 package (8 oz) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
½ cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
½ teaspoon vanilla


1. In a large bowl, beat ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until well combined.
2. Pour spread into serving dish.
3. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
4. Spread over your favorite bagel from The Bagel Bakery, and enjoy!

If you’re feeling “spicy,” give the spread a much needed kick with an extra teaspoon of cinnamon. To truly get the taste of fall, try adding this cream cheese spread to your next bagel and enjoy the flavors this wonderful season has to offer!