Creamy Bacon Spaghetti on a white plate with fork on the side.
Creamy Bacon Pasta is a rich and decadent spaghetti dish packed with bacon and cream cheese sauce.
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Creamy Bacon Pasta is a decadent twist on a classic, combining rich, velvety sauce with smoky bacon and al dente spaghetti. Quick to prepare, this dish promises to be a new family favorite.

serving Creamy Bacon Spaghetti using a tong.


Bacon Cream Cheese Pasta

Our Creamy Bacon Pasta recipe is packed with bacon, cheese, spaghetti, and perfectly seasoned with garlic and spices; it’s a rich and indulgent meal that is so easy to make.

This simple yet savory dish starts by combining a can of condensed cream of chicken soup with milk and cream cheese to create the ultra-creamy sauce and cooks on the stovetop until the cream cheese is melted and ready for mixing with the spaghetti.

Once tossed together, the cream cheese pasta is placed in a casserole dish, topped with mozzarella, cheddar, and crumbled bacon, then baked in the oven until bubbly and melted.

Cream cheese baked spaghetti is cheesy comfort food the whole family will love!

Why We Love Cream Cheese Bacon Pasta

  • Quick and easy to make with a condensed soup shortcut.
  • Uses a handful of simple ingredients.
  • Bacon adds a salty, smoky flavor and crispy crunch to this delicious dish.
  • Cream cheese has a mild, creamy flavor and texture that adds a richness to the sauce.
  • Prepared casserole-style so you can feed a crowd or look forward to the leftovers in the fridge!
  • Perfect meal for pasta night or any day of the week.
Creamy Bacon Spaghetti ingredients.

Creamy Bacon Pasta Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Minced garlic: Garlic powder will work in a pinch.
  • Milk
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Cream cheese
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Spaghetti
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Bacon
  • Fresh parsley or fresh chives (optional garnish)

Substitutions and Additions

  • Add-Ins: You can add diced onions, mushrooms, peas, broccoli, cauliflower, or bell peppers to the sauce for an extra pop of flavor, color, and vitamins. 
  • Add Some Spice: Feel free to garnish your pasta bacon bake with crushed chili pepper flakes.
  • Pick Your Pasta: I like using spaghetti for this recipe, but any long noodle or pasta shape will work.
  • Swap The Soup: You can use a can of cream of mushroom soup or cream of bacon soup for a slightly different flavor.
Creamy Bacon Spaghetti in a baking dish with bacon and cheese on top.

How to Make Creamy Bacon Pasta

  1. Prepare The Pasta: Cook the spaghetti al dente as directed on the package. Rinse and drain under cold water.
  2. Make The Sauce: Cook the onion in olive oil until softened, add in the garlic, and cook until fragrant. Mix in the milk, cream cheese, soup, and spices, and cook until the cream cheese is melted.
  3. Toss And Top: Toss the spaghetti in the sauce to coat and transfer to a baking dish. Top with grated cheese and bacon. 
  4. Bake And Broil: Cover with and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Remove foil, continue cooking for 10 minutes, then place under the broiler for the last 5 minutes.
  5. Serve: Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve warm. Enjoy!
The sauce in the large pot. Put the cooked pasta in the sauce. Placed the cooked spaghetti in a baking dish. Top with cheese and bacon.

Tips For Making The Best Creamy Bacon Spaghetti

  • Make sure your cream cheese is softened to room temperature so that it melts well into the sauce.
  • I prefer to use whole milk for this recipe because it makes a thicker sauce, however you can use 2% milk if you don’t mind your sauce a bit thinner.
  • You will need to cook and crumble the bacon beforehand. You can make your bacon by frying, baking or grilling it.

How to Store Cream Cheese Bacon Pasta

  • To Store: Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • To Freeze: To freeze, place the pasta in an airtight, freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.
  • To Reheat: To reheat, place desired servings on a microwave-safe plate and heat for 45 to 60 seconds.
creamy bacon spaghetti in casserole dish.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I freeze creamy baked spaghetti?

Yes, you can freeze Bacon Cream Cheese Spaghetti. This dish is a great option for meal prepping and freezing ahead of time so you can have a delicious dinner ready whenever your craving strikes! To freeze, place it into an airtight freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. When ready to eat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat according to the instructions above. 

What can I serve with this creamy pasta bacon bake?

To make this a complete meal, serve your pasta with a green salad made with your favorite side house salad and fresh vegetables. You can also serve it as a main meal beside some pan-seared garlic green beans or roasted cauliflower. Complete the meal with some crusty bread and butter and you’ll have a delicious dinner ready in no time!

Creamy Bacon Spaghetti on a white plate.

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3.84 from 12 votes
Creamy Bacon Spaghetti on a white plate with fork on the side.

Creamy Bacon Pasta

Serves — 8
Creamy Bacon Pasta is a rich and decadent spaghetti dish packed with bacon and cream cheese sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • cups milk
  • 10.5 ounces can cream of chicken soup
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Cook the spaghetti al dente as directed on the package. Rinse and drain under cold water
    1 pound uncooked spaghetti
  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, once the oil is hot add the onion and cook until the onion has softened, add the garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute or until the garlic is fragrant.
    1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 onion, 3 cloves garlic
  • Reduce heat, add the milk, cream cheese, cream of chicken soup, and spices, cook until the cream cheese is all melted.
    3½ cups milk, 10.5 ounces can cream of chicken soup, 8 ounces cream cheese, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Place the cooked spaghetti in the baking dish.
  • Top with grated cheese and bacon.
    1 cup grated mozzarella cheese, 1 cup grated cheddar cheese, ¾ cup bacon
  • Cover with aluminum foil and place in the oven. Cook for 20 minutes
  • Remove foil and continue cooking for 10 minutes, place under broil in the last 5 minutes, check closely so that it doesn’t burn.
  • Remove from the oven, serve warm, and sprinkle with chopped parsley if desired.
    2 tablespoons fresh parsley

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • To Freeze: To freeze, place the pasta in an airtight, freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.
  • To Reheat: To reheat, place desired servings on a microwave-safe plate and heat for 45 to 60 seconds.
Tips:
  • Make sure your cream cheese is softened to room temperature so that it melts well into the sauce.
  • I prefer to use whole milk for this recipe because it makes a thicker sauce, however you can use 2% milk if you don’t mind your sauce a bit thinner.
  • You will need to cook and crumble the bacon beforehand. You can make your bacon by frying, baking or grilling it.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1123mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 427mg | Iron: 1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. 5 stars
    This dish was a hit with the kids and adults in the family! We used low fat/low sodium alternatives and added some fresh basil and other herbs. Kids thought they would like some chicken added next time too.

  2. I tried this recipe at a Church Luncheon and it was a big hit. There was nothing left.Thank so much that’s just the something different I needed to make. They all Loved it.

  3. 1 star
    It looked good, but was as bland as the plate it was sitting on. My daughter is currently adding spices and sauce to the leftovers, so it doesn’t get thrown in the trash.

  4. 1 star
    This was horribly bland. couldn’t taste the cheese, chicken soup, bacon, nothing. just noodles and a tad of garlic. not even salt. I’ll never make this again.

    1. Hi VG, Keep scrolling down to the recipe card, or click on “jump to recipe” at the top of the page. All of the ingredients and amounts are there as well as step-by-step instructions.

  5. I made this last night, it’s the first time my husband has eaten 2nds since he was in an accident Nov. 1st! It was absolutely delicious!!!