Looking for a hot appetizer? Look no further! This hot cheese dip with bacon is a crowd pleaser that is simple to make and great for parties!
When it comes to making appetizers and dip recipes for the holidays and all throughout the year, you want something simple but also something that packs a lot of flavor. This cheese dip will do the trick.
Similar to my cheesy bean dip this hot cheese dip with bacon is perfect for sharing and great for parties, game day events, and family gatherings.
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The great thing about hot cheese dip is that it's great on all kinds of things. You can dunk crackers, pretzels, veggies, or even bread in this dip. You can also serve it with meatballs, for dunking or put it over tortilla chips for nachos. It's versatile and super delicious.
Another reason I love to make this one for parties is that everyone devours it. It's always a hit and it's nice to bring something easy to a party that everyone will love.
What you will need to make this easy hot cheese dip with bacon:
You might have already guessed that we will be using cheese and bacon…spot on! Along with the bacon we will be using cream cheese, shredded mozzerella and Gruyere cheese, green onions, bacon, sour cream, and mayonaise.
These ingredients are really easy to pickup at the grocery store which means you don't have to spend time hunting down fancy ingredients for a party recipe. Once you see how easy it is to make you'll never want to any other appetizer or dip recipe again.
This recipe is pretty versatile too so you can easily add in some other seasonings if you want or some peppers for spice. You can make it your own without stressing too much about how it will turn out. It's kind of hard to go wrong with cheese and bacon…right?!
How to make easy cheese dip:
If you are wondering how to make easy cheese dip you have come to the right place. This recipe could not be simpler and it's so tasty everyone will be raving about it and begging for more.
We end up making this one a lot because it is very simple but also because it's always a hit. No worrying about leftovers when I make a batch of this hot cheese dip with bacon. The bowl is all but licked clean until it is all said and done.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium sized bowl, add cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, gruyere cheese, bacon (reserve some for topping the dip), and combine thoroughly with a spoon.
Pour into a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake for 35 minutes.
Remove from oven. Top with additional bacon and green onions. Serve warm.
What to serve with hot cheese dip:
The easiest thing to serve with this hot cheese dip with bacon is tortilla chips. They're readily available in all shapes sizes and flavors. You can also include a variety of hard veggies like cucumbers, carrots, celery, or peppers.
Another great option is to serve this with crusty bread like a fondue! You can include pretzels, crackers, and other kinds of chips if you like too.
If you are making a nacho bar feel free to whip this up as your cheese option. It's great for spreading across nachos or with tacos. Tastes great with all the toppings and meats as well!
Looking for other recipes and dips to try?
If you are searching for some other recipes like this one or more dips and appetizers to try, I've got you covered. Check out some of our other family favorites below and add them to your meal plans and party prep lists for the coming weeks.
All of these recipes are great for feeding a crowd or including on your party grazing tables at family events, New Year's Eve shindigs, and more.
- Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Dip
- Recipe for Roasted Eggplant Dip
- Everything Bagel Seasoning Dip
- White Bean Dip with Seasoned Pita Chips
- Easy Cheesy Bean Dip Recipe
- Creamy Olive & Roasted Red Pepper Party Dip
- Baked Artichoke Spinach Dip Recipe
- Tzatziki Recipe with Greek Yogurt
Printable Recipe for Hot Cheese Dip With Bacon:
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 8 oz sour cream
- 8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
- 4 oz of Gruyere cheese
- 8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
- green onions, thinly sliced
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- In a medium sized bowl, add cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, gruyere cheese, bacon (reserve some for topping the dip), and combine thoroughly with a spoon.
- Pour into a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake for 35 minutes.
- Remove from oven. Top with additional bacon and green onions. Serve warm.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 361Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 507mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 12g