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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Recipe

Pumpkin Cream Cheese RecipeI posted this recipe back in 2010 when I didn’t have a good camera and had no idea what I was doing with taking pictures. There’s still so much more that can be done with these pictures, but I think they are a vast improvement over this post. This is definitely a fall favorite in my house. I made this last week and it was gone in less than 3 days.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese on Bagels

I love to eat this on toasted cinnamon raisin bagels…. or just licking it off my fingers… shhh! My poor husband only got one bagel with the cream cheese on it and then went out of town to come home to it all gone. I guess I’ll just have to make him some more this weekend. One thing I love about this recipe is because you have to blend it so long in the mixer, it is nice and fluffy and spreads like a dream!

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Recipe


  • 1 8 oz package of cream cheese
  • 1/2 c canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/2 t vanilla extract
  • 1 t pumpkin pie spice


  1. In medium mixing bowl, mix all ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth (around 3 minutes.) You want the majority of the white from the cream cheese to be gone.
  2. Refrigerate at least one hour. Add more pumpkin pie spice to taste.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese

About Paula

Paula Krueger considers herself a "baby "chef, not because she cooks for babies, but because she's still learning how to cook. She started this blog after taking Wilton method classes and at that point was more interested in baking. She's since become more interested in learning to cook as her family has grown. She also covers product reviews and travel as well.


  1. I think I might have to make some. I’d be yummy as a dip for some cinnamon graham crackers

  2. Yum! This looks so good. I love pumpkin cream cheese, but I bet this is 100x better tasting!

  3. ahh! your pumpkin cream cheese! <3!!

    i am making this TODAY! or tomorrow depending on how the store with the kids goes. lol

  4. great idea! this would be a perfect fall breakfast

  5. Thomas Murphy says:

    Awesome idea! Thanks for the recipe.

  6. shelly peterson says:

    This looks so yummy! I love anything pumpkin. I definitely want to try this.

  7. Thank you! Another recipe to add to my fall recipes board. I love fall and all of the yummy pumpkin flavored foods!

  8. Maria Iemma says:

    Fall is my favorite time of the year because there is an abundance of pumpkins which I love. This is going to be great spread on our bagel or toast for breakfast.

  9. This looks amazing. I’ll be making this tomorrow!

  10. Oh my gosh! My two favorite things mixed into one. Love this!

  11. Rebecca Parsons says:

    Oh such a great idea to add pumpkin. It’s that time of year to get creative with pumpkin and this is my favorite so far.

    • Thanks! It’s definitely a big hit in our house. We’ve already gone through two batches. I may have to make another tomorrow. YUM!

  12. OMG I think I could probably eat a 5 gallon bucket of this…. LOL YUM.

  13. I need to do the same as you and retake some pictures of old posts. That looks delicious, by the way.

  14. I didn’t even know you could make pumpkin cream cheese. Thanks for including your past post. These pictures are better but it is great to see how far you have come (and inspiration for me as my photo skills suck)

  15. Hope Brown says:

    This looks and sounds so yummy! Thank goodness I have a planned trip to the grocery store tomorrow. This will be a yummy and quick breakfast for me 🙂

  16. Richard Hicks says:

    I bet this is just out of this world. I want to give this a try this weekend!

  17. I would never think to make this, but it makes sense… after all pumpkin cheesecake is yummy.

  18. YUM! this looks and sounds soooo goood. I think I will make this and dip in graham crackers!!! Thanks for sharing and perfect timing with Fall weather here, I am craving pumpkin :-)!!

  19. that looks absolutely delicious!!!!!!

  20. Vanessa: thequeenofswag says:

    That looks so interesting. I have never thought to try pumpkin cream cheese. I definitely will.

  21. I bet that is very good! 🙂

  22. These recipe sounds delicious. I especially love to eat pumpkin foods around this time of year.

  23. I’m not a huge pumpkin fan but this looks good!

  24. This sounds so good! I need to make some of this asap.

  25. That sounds AWESOME! I am so going to try to make this 🙂

  26. marilyn crider says:

    What a great concept…never thought about pumpkin cream cheese, but it sure looks like something tasty to try!

  27. I seriously need to make this.

  28. I’ve never considered pumpkin cream cheese, but it looks awesome!

  29. Rebecca Orr says:

    I am drooling over here! Yum!

  30. Birdiebee says:

    This looks like such a wonderful recipe that I am going to have to try it. I am a pumpkin fan from here to the moon and back and have yet to find a recipe like this.


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