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This recipe for our cream cheese dip is one of the most delicious dip recipes made using cream cheese! It’s so good, it has even gained the nickname of “crack dip”. Not to mention it is insanely easy to make with just three steps to the instructions and it goes great with a number of sides for dipping.
Looking for a few other creamy dip recipes for your next gathering? If you like our cream cheese dip then you are going to love this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip and this Jalapeño Popper Dip. They are cheesy, flavorful apps that are always a hit.
INGREDIENTS FOR CREAM CHEESE DIP
You will need:
- 1 package cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup shredded “old” cheddar cheese
- 3 to 4 green onions, diced
- 8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS
Shredded Cheese: Old cheddar cheese is an aged cheddar that you can find with all of the other cheeses. It adds great flavor to your dip. If preferred, you can also use regular cheddar or another type of shredded cheese in this dip.
Bacon Bits: If you don’t have time to cook bacon and make your own bacon bits, you can substitute store bought bacon bits for ease.
Sides: There are so many options for what to serve with your cream cheese dip! I love to serve with pretzel thins, assorted crackers, or veggies. You could also serve with an assortment of chips.
HOW TO MAKE this CREAM CHEESE DIP recipe
STEP ONE: In a medium size bowl mix together all of the ingredients, except for the bacon. Spread the mixture into a pie plate. Then, crumble 8 slices of bacon.
STEP TWO: Sprinkle 8 slices of crumbled bacon evenly over the top of the dip in the pie plate.
STEP THREE: Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
STEP FOUR: Serve with an assortment of crackers or your preferred sides.
IN THE FRIDGE: Store any leftover cream cheese dip in the fridge in an airtight container. Reheat in the oven or microwave when you want to enjoy it! This dip can also be eaten cold. It’s great that way as well. Your dip will last for about 3 to 4 days in the fridge.
This cheesy cream cheese dip could not be easier or more delicious. After four simple steps and just five ingredients, you have a dip that people simply can’t get enough of. Bring it to your next gathering as an appetizer with an assortment of sides and you are going to have some very happy tummies!
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Cream Cheese Dip
- 1 package cream cheese softened
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup shredded “old” cheddar
- 3-4 green onions diced
- 8 slices bacon crumbled
- Mix all ingredients.
- Place in pie plate.
- Top with 8 slices of crumbled bacon.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
- Serve with an assortment of crackers.