Bruegger's Bagels Recipes

Creamy Ranch Bagel Chicken Salad

Recipes | Creamy Ranch Bagel Chicken Salad | Bruegger's Bagels


  • 2 Bruegger's Ranch bagels
  • 1 oz Bruegger's Cucumber Dill cream cheese*, softened
  • 4 oz mayonnaise
  • 20 oz fully cooked white chicken
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 head Iceberg lettuce


  1. Slice the two Bruegger’s Ranch bagels in half, then shred or cut into small pieces. Set aside.
  2. Finely chop the two stalks of celery and set aside. (If you prefer more celery, chop one more stalk.)
  3. Shred the Iceberg lettuce, then set aside.
  4. Pour 1 oz of softened Cucumber Dill Cream Cheese and 4 oz of mayonnaise into a large bowl and stir until blended. Taste before continuing. If you prefer a stronger dill flavor, add more cream cheese and stir.
  5. Pour 20 oz of fully cooked white chicken into the cream cheese and mayo mixture, and stir until the chicken is fully coated.
  6. Mix in the shredded Bruegger’s Ranch bagels and the celery, and stir until everything is coated. Add more mayo if necessary.
  7. Line bowls with the shredded Iceberg lettuce, and spoon the chicken salad over top.
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe by Stefanie of Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam & Dylan Too blog.

*Cream cheese flavor available only for a limited time.

At Bruegger’s, we’re known for our kettle-cooked bagels and Vermont cream cheese. But we’re also on a quest to provide our guests with menu items that push the culinary boundaries. This recipe features signature staples available only at Bruegger’s Bagels, and hand-crafted with a creative twist that may be made easily at home. So, next time you stop by Bruegger’s for your morning coffee and bagel, grab a tub of cream cheese and a few extra bagels to create one of these masterpieces at home.

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