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Warm Bacon-Swiss Spread

 Warm Bacon-Swiss Spread
My friends and I get together once a month to play cards...and to sample a selection of appetizers! One of their favorites is this creamy spread.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • Assorted crackers


  • Place cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on
  • high for 30 seconds to soften. Stir in the Swiss cheese, mayonnaise
  • and onion until blended.
  • Transfer to an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Microwave, uncovered, on
  • high for 1-1/2 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  • Sprinkle with bacon and cracker crumbs. Serve with crackers. Yield:
  • 2 cups.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave. Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 193 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.