Introducing a mouthwatering smoked cream cheese recipe that’s perfect for parties or snacking! This dish combines the creamy richness of cream cheese with a subtle smoky flavor. In just a few simple steps, you’ll learn how to create this delicious treat that’s perfect for dipping, spreading, or pairing with your favorite crackers. Get ready to elevate your snacking game with this easy-to-follow smoked cream cheese recipe.
What is smoked cream cheese?
Smoked cream cheese is a creamy, dairy-based spread that has been infused with smoky flavors. It's typically made by smoking a block of cream cheese over wood chips or in a smoker.
How is smoked cream cheese made?
Smoked cream cheese is made by placing a block of cream cheese in a smoker or on a grill with wood chips. The cream cheese absorbs the smoky flavors as it is exposed to the smoke over a period of time.
What can I use smoked cream cheese for?
Smoked cream cheese can be used in a variety of ways. You can spread it on bagels, crackers, or bread. It also makes a delicious dip for vegetables or chips. I use smoked cream cheese in jalapeno poppers and other dishes that call for regular cream cheese.
Preheat the smoker
Preheat the smoker to 225°F according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Season the cream cheese
Place cream cheese on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Season on all sides with the BBQ rub.
Smoke the cream cheese
Place the baking sheet on your smoker and smoke for 2 hours.
Pour glaze over smoked cream cheese
Once the cream cheese has finished smoking, optionally, top with the glaze or your favorite topping.
Serve the smoked cream cheese
Serve the smoked cream cheese with your favorite crackers or veggie. Enjoy!