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BBQ Smoked Cream Cheese

Kick up the classic smoked cream cheese with barbecue sauce and crispy fried onions. It's the perfect blend of sweet and savory, cream and crunch!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Barbecue
Servings: 8
Calories: 291kcal



  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 Tb BBQ rub
  • ½ c BBQ sauce warmed
  • ½ c crispy fried onions crunched up
  • 1 bag corn chip scoops


  • Thoroughly coat the outside of the cream cheese brick with your favorite BBQ seasoning or rub. Use a sharp knife to score the top of the brick with a diamond shape. Place seasoned cream cheese in a small cast iron pan.
  • Smoke the cream cheese for 2 hours at 225° over indirect heat.
  • After removing from the smoker, drizzle warmed BBQ sauce and crumble up crispy fried onions over the top. Serve immediately with corn chip or tortilla chip scoops.


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 430mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 469IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 1mg

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