Warm Bacon Cheese Spread Recipe
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Warm Bacon Cheese Spread Recipe

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My friends threaten not to come by unless this dip is on the menu! The rich spread bakes right in the bread bowl and goes well with almost any dipper. Plus, cleanup is a breeze. -Nicole Marcotte, Smithers, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 round loaf (1 pound) sourdough bread
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • Assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 132 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut the top fourth off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out the bottom, leaving a 1-in. shell. Cut the removed bread and top of loaf into cubes; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add the sour cream, cheddar cheese and Worcestershire sauce until blended; stir in bacon and onions.
  3. Spoon into bread shell. Wrap in a piece of heavy-duty foil (about 24 in. x 17 in.). Bake at 325° for 1 hour or until heated through. Serve with crackers and reserved bread cubes. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Warm Bacon Cheese Spread in Taste of Home December/January 2003, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 132 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Warm Bacon Cheese Spread

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2013

"I am being asked again to make this fabulous dip. Even the bread bowl gets eaten!!! Try it! It will not disappoint!"

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Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"Received rave reviews!"

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

"I am usually not welcome to attend parties unless I have this dip with me! Since I don't like onions, I have never put them in it, but that does not change the rave reviews this gets."

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"I made this for the first time as a Thanksgiving appetizer. Everyone loved it! Can't wait to make it again."

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

"TOTALLY THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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