Bagel Smiles

Bagel Smiles


  • Whole wheat bagels
  • 1/4 cup Ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese


  1. Split bagels in half; lightly toast.
  2. Mix ranch dressing and cream cheese in small bowl; spread even amounts of mixture over each bagel half.
  3. Use imagination to assemble faces. Example: cut American cheese into shape of a hat, bell pepper strips for a scarf, raisins for eyes, shredded carrots or broccoli florets for hair.

Face Decoration Ideas

American cheese slices
Asparagus spears
Shredded cheddar cheese
Shredded carrots
Red bell peppers
Broccoli florets
Canned beans (black, garbanzo, pinto)
Grape tomatoes

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Association for Sauces & Dressings