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Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Celery

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Celery is an incredibly easy appetizer recipe that is a classic favorite among kids and adults. It is so simple to make with ingredients that you can find anywhere.

What we love about this stuffed celery recipe is that you can prep most of the ingredients before leaving for camping. When you get to your site, it will take just a few minutes to complete the appetizers to be ready for entertaining or snacking.

You can prepare the cream cheese mixture ahead of time and store in a bowl in the refrigerator.

The celery can be cut ahead of time, as well, and stored in an airtight container in the fridge. When you are ready to serve, just add the mixture into the celery and top with seasonings.

Celery sticks with cheese and bacon on a plate.

This cream cheese stuffed celery recipe is one of our favorite appetizers. Be sure to see more of our appetizer recipes, too, including:

Stuffed Celery with Bacon and Cream Cheese Recipe

Servings: 8-12 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Storage: refrigerated in an airtight container


  • 4 stalks fresh celery
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp bacon bits
  • 1 tsp everything bagel seasoning


Step 1

Wash the celery and then chop off the ends where it starts to get larger and white in color.

Celery on a cutting board with a knife.

Step 2

Cut each celery stalk into 2-3 pieces.

You can cut off the tops above the notched section of the celery stalk. However, it is a fun presentation to leave the leafy greens on top of some of the celery pieces.

Step 3

Add the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, and everything bagel seasoning to a bowl Stir together well until completely mixed.

Step 4

Use a spoon or knife to stuff the mixture into the celery.

Celery sticks with a knife on a cutting board.

Step 5

Top with additional shredded cheese, as well as bacon bits and everything bagel seasoning.

Celery sticks with cream cheese and chives on a plate.

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If you like our easy bacon and cheese stuffed celery, be sure to see more of our simple camping recipes.