Editor's note: This article was first published Aug. 18, 2017. We're bringing it back today in observation of National Bagel Day!
FREEHOLD, N.J. (CIRCA) — The Bagel Nook in Freehold, New Jersey, is known for its wild cream cheese creations. From bacon-cheddar and cool ranch to the simple Nutella-and-fudge brownie, this family-owned bakery surprises its customers with something new every month.
The bagel overloads are a crowd favorite, with a combination of flavors both sweet and savory that make your mouth water.
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The original bagel overload is the Elvis Overload. It is made with a french toast bagel, a sliced banana, bacon and a TON of peanut-butter cream cheese.
The Bagel Nook's new overload is the Krispy Kreme Overload, which has a giant, glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut inside the bagel, covered with sweet vanilla cream cheese.
The Bagel Nook brings together ideas from its fans and customers on social media to create new bagel and cream-cheese concoctions. It has never said no to an idea yet!
The Bagel Nook has been open for two years, and has more than 15 different cream cheese flavors and 10 different bagel overloads at a time.
The bakery makes everything in-house and debuts a different creation every four to six months.
Watch in the Facebook Live above as a segment of Circa's "WTF am I Eating?" has blindfolded taste-testers try The Bagel Nook's Oreo Overload and Flamin' Hot Cheetos bagel.