Cheesy Pumpkin & Bacon Canapés

Cheesy Pumpkin & Bacon Canapés

Subtle pumpkin flavour and Lucky Spice give this cheesy spread a nice fall flair. Made with cheddar and cream cheese, canned pumpkin, pecans, and topped with bacon, this is sure to be a conversation starter at your next festive gathering


1 brick of Cream Cheese

½ Cup Chedder, medium to old, shredded

½ Cup Pumpkin purée

¼ Cup Pecans or Walnuts, toasted gently and chopped

1 tsp Lucky

½ tsp Salt

A pinch of crushed chillies *Optional

3-4 slices of Bacon (depending on how many canepés you are making), cooked with crispy edges

2 Green Onions, cut into small garnish-sized strips

Crackers to serve. (Also, tasty as filling for celery for a no-carb option.)


  1. Using either a standing mixer with the paddle attachment (if you have one) or a hand-held mixer, blending together the cheeses, pumpkin, spices and nuts.
  2. Cut the cooked bacon slices into small pieces.
  3. Spread the cheesy pumpkin spread on a cracker, add the bacon on top and garnish with the green onions.
  4. Best served with warm bacon.