Easy Bagel Dip Recipe

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Easy bagel dip recipe can be made with just 5 simple ingredients and prepared in about 5 minutes. It’s the perfect appetizer to serve when you are short on time but want something that will deliver on flavor.

If you are looking for other bagel dips to serve alongside this one, be sure to try this chipped beef dip and salmon dip.

 Bowl of everything bagel cream cheese dip with cut up bagels.


Need a delicious dip for your next brunch or a party dip your guests will love? Everything bagel dip is jam packed with flavor, using only 5 ingredients.

What you’ll need

  • Cream cheese – You can use full fat or low-fat cream cheese. Make sure it’s softened.
  • Sour cream – Sour cream or you can substitute with plain Greek yogurt.
  • Everything bagel seasoning – This can be found in the spice aisle at the grocery store or you can make your own. *See below for homemade seasoning mix.
  • Garlic powder – This adds a little more garlic flavor. Feel free to omit if you want to cut down on the garlic flavor.
  • Green onion – Diced green onion adds color and texture.
Bowl of sour cream, green onions, everything bagel seasoning, and cream cheese.

How to make bagel dip

Step one: Mix together the cream cheese and sour cream in a large bowl. I like using an electric mixer to make sure the dip is nice and creamy.

Whipped cream cheese in a bowl with a mixer.

Step two: Add in the garlic powder and everything bagel seasoning to the cream cheese mixture. Mix to combine the seasonings.

Whipped cream cheese with everything bagel seasoning.

Step three: Stir in the diced green onion. Serve or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Bowl with whipped cream cheese and diced onion.

Common questions

What to serve with this dip?

A few favorite things we like serving with this dip include pieces of bagels, baguette, celery sticks, bell peppers, cucumbers, carrot sticks, crackers, bagel chips, and potato chips. The dip pairs well with many things so get creative.

How long can you leave this dip out?

I would recommend not leaving this dip out at room temperature for more than 2 hours. After that it’s best to cover or put in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

How to store leftovers?

Keep this dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. It does not freeze well.

Bowl with bagel being dipped into cream cheese dip.

Homemade everything bagel seasoning

Don’t have a jar of seasoning blend? You can easily make your own at home by mixing up these individual seasonings.

  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon white sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

If you make this dip, let me know in the comments below.

More cream cheese dip recipes

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  • Olive dip – If you like olives, you will enjoy this dip recipe.
  • Knorr dip – A classic spinach dip, great for the holidays.
  • Crack dip – Ranch, bacon, and cheese come together to make one of our most popular dip recipes.
Bowl of everything bagel dip with cut up bagels.
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Bagel Dip Recipe

By Heather
Learn how to make this simple and flavorful everything bagel dip. Perfect creamy dip recipe for bagels, vegetables, chips, and more.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons everything bagel seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 green onions, diced


  • Mix together the cream cheese and sour cream in a large bowl. I like using an electric mixer to make sure the dip is nice and creamy.
  • Add in the garlic powder and everything bagel seasoning. Mix to combine the seasonings.
  • Stir in the diced green onion. Serve or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.



Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 162IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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