Enjoy this Warm Bacon Cheese Dip hot from the oven, made even more scrumptious when served with crunchy crackers, tasty pita chips, or fresh-baked semi-homemade bread bowls.
It's the ideal way to get your family and friends together for all those special moments - whether it's cheering on their team during an exhilarating sports match or simply gathering round in good company!
I have always loved a warm dip. There's something about dipping into gooey melted cheese that is delicious.
Years ago...many, many years ago, I discovered a recipe for a warm bacon cheese dip that was baked in a loaf of bread. It was always a hit whenever I made it for family and friends.
This dip is very similar to my Homemade Queso Dip. That dip is served warm also...yum!
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How to Keep Cheese Dip Warm?
To keep this cheese dip warm, cover with aluminum foil until you're ready to serve. You can also place the dish in a preheated oven at 200°F for up to 30 minutes before serving.
📌If you're trying to keep this recipe really low carb or even Keto-friendly, try serving the dip with an assortment of veggies.
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📋Main Ingredients Needed
Be sure to see the recipe card for exact quantities, detailed instructions and special notes.
Mix the Ingredients Together
- Step 1: In a large bowl, using an electric mixer or food processor, beat the cream cheese until fluffy.
- Step 2: Then add in the sour cream. Combine well.
- Step 3: Stir in the grated cheddar cheese.
- Step 4: Finally stir in the baked, crumbled bacon.
- Spoon the mixture into a 9x10 inch pie plate or quiche plate that's been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
- Bake in a pre-heated 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling and hot. Garnish with chopped chives, chopped bacon or chopped green onions.
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Tips for Making a Warm Dip
- Make sure the cream cheese is at room temperature so it's easy to blend.
- You can use an electric mixer to combine the ingredients, but I like to use my food processor.
- Always pre-cook the bacon before adding it to the rest of the ingredients.
- I like to use a pie plate to bake this recipe in...actually a quiche dish. But a pie plate works great too.
- Make sure you spray the baking dish with non-stick cooking spray before adding the dip.
- You can prepare this recipe ahead of time and then 30 minutes before your guests arrive bake it in the oven so it's bubbly hot when the doorbell rings.
What Goes with Cheese Dip?
- Usually I like to serve this dip with crackers, pita chips or tortilla chips.
- A loaf of homemade French baguette is also delicious!
- Serve this cheese dip spooned over boiled potatoes or even on top of a baked potato.
- This cheese dip would even work great spread on top of baked chicken.
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- 8 ounces cream cheese; softened
- 2 cups sour cream
- 2 cups cheddar cheese; shredded
- 6 - 8 slices bacon; cooked and crumbled
- In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.
- Add the sour cream, cheddar cheese and bacon.
- Mix until smooth.
- Spoon the mixture into a 9 - 10 inch pie plate or quiche plate that's been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
- Bake in a pre-heated 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling and hot.
- Garnish with chopped chives or chopped green onions.
- Serve with crackers, pita chips or tortilla chips.
- You can combine everything using an electric mixer or I like to use my food processor.
- Make sure the cream cheese is at room temperature.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 254Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 323mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 9g
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This recipe has been updated since it first appeared in 2015 with new photos and a new printable recipe card that includes nutritional information. I hope you enjoy the updates as much as I enjoyed working on them!