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Bacon Cheese Spread

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 cups

Updated: May. 04, 2023
Each year, I share Christmas cheer by setting up a buffet at my family's hardware store. This cheese spread recipe is always a biggie! —Sharon W. Bickett, Chester, South Carolina
Bacon Cheese Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (12 ounces) bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Assorted crackers


  1. Cook bacon until crisp; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the next 6 ingredients. Stir in bacon. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 184 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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