Walnut Cream Cheese

walnut cream cheese

How to top a bagel

Bagels not only make great sandwiches but a warm, chewy bagel is a brunch treat when topped with a slab of Jif Peanut Butter, Lurpak Spreadable or this delightful Walnut Cream Cheese. We always suggest using Philly Cream Cheese – full fat or light – for best results.

how to top a bagel, walnut cream cheese

One weekend a month we focus on good quality, homemade bread goods.  I love sesame seed bagels and we use this recipe for American NYC-style bagels. Topped with walnut cream cheese, they are a brunch favourite!

walnut cream cheese

American Walnut Cream Cheese

Walnut Cream Cheese is the perfect accompaniment to fresh bagels. Bring the flavours of NYC to your brunch table with this sweet, crunchy cream cheese.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 180 grams cream cheese Philadelphia Original full fat
  • 50 grams walnuts roughly chopped, be ok with some big pieces for crunch
  • 2 tablespoons honey runny honey, you might use less if you like it less sweet


  • Let the cream cheese soften a smidge whilst you chop the walnuts and find the runny honey.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the honey and cream cheese. Taste to see if it is sweet enough for you.
  • Then fold in the walnuts and spread on some lovely, fresh bagels.
Keyword Spreads