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11 Awesomely Unexpected Cream Cheese Spread Pairings That’ll Level Up Your Snacking

Like a surprise party for your taste buds! Elevate snacking with these surprising and delightful combos, made with more than 10 flavors of Philadelphia® cream cheese spreads!

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1. Kimchi & Cheese

Unexpected? Yes. Unheard of? Not anymore. Kimchi and cheese forever please!

* 3 large cheddar cheese snack crackers (1 inch)

* 1½ tsp. Philadelphia® Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread

* 1 Tbsp. chopped kimchi

6. Bacon & White Chocolate

One bite of this, and it'll be like when you're suddenly struck with the realization that those two were meant to be all along.

* 2 square shortbread cookies (1½ inch)

* 2 tsp. Philadelphia® Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cream Cheese Spread

* 6 white chocolate morsels

* ½ tsp. bacon bits

7. Peanut Butter & Pickle

Jelly, don't be jeally, but these two go together like peanut butter and...well...pickles!

* 3 saltine crackers

* 1 Tbsp. Philadelphia® Original Cream Cheese Spread

* 1½ tsp. creamy peanut butter

* 1 tsp. chopped kosher dill pickle

8. Popcorn & Hot Sauce

Movie nights at home just got a whole lot hotter better.

* 1 flatbread cracker (5 inch)

* 1 Tbsp. Philadelphia® Olive With Red Bell Pepper Cream Cheese Spread

* 4 pieces popped popcorn

* ½ tsp. hot sauce

10. Strawberry & Tomato

As cute as these are, no one will care if you say "to-may-toes" or "to-mah-toes."

* 3 large cherry tomato halves

* 1 Tbsp. Philadelphia® Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

* ⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

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