Cheddar-Bacon Dip Recipe
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Cheddar-Bacon Dip Recipe

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Both children and adults enjoy this dip. I like it, too—it's so quick and easy to prepare. I make it for special occasions…birthdays, Christmas parties and more. —Carol Werkman, Neerlandia, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) taco sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Tortilla or nacho tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 277 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 590mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein


  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Spread in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish or on a 12-in. plate. Combine onions, tomatoes and green pepper; sprinkle over the cream cheese layer.
  2. Pour taco sauce over the vegetables. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Refrigerate. Just before serving, sprinkle with bacon. Serve with chips. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Cheddar-Bacon Dip in Country Woman January/February 1997, p33

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"I made this for a holiday party and was asked for the recipe several times. I added black olives to the vegetable layer too."

Reviewed Oct. 4, 2015

"A 5 star.......Thumbs up recipe!"

Reviewed Oct. 4, 2015

"i make something called the taco salad dip... really good! I take the dip to partys and I come home with an empty bowl! no leftovers... but did make 2 - 1 for the party and 1 for me~!"

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2014

"This dip has become a favorite both at home and the office. This dip trumps taco dip, any day of the week. Co-workers request I prepare this for any and every event that we have. Very easy to make and real bacon is absolutely a must! :-)"

Reviewed Sep. 1, 2014

"I made this dip for my husband's birthday party and everyone loved it. Had lots of requests for the recipe. Thanks for sharing."

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