Warm Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic and Bacon

Warm Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic and Bacon Even people that don’t like blue cheese love this wonderful hot dip. It can be served with vegetables, but I find that people like it best with French bread.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 14

    YIELD : 1.75 cups

Instructions Checklist
  • Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Remove bacon from skillet, drain on paper towels and crumble.

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  • Place garlic in hot bacon grease. Cook and stir until soft, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place cream cheese and half-and-half in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until blended. Stir in bacon, garlic, blue cheese and chives. Transfer mixture to a medium baking dish.

  • Bake covered in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Per Serving: 155 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 1.1g; fat 14.7g; cholesterol 34.8mg; sodium 278.8mg.