Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon
With fall in the air and football season well underway, it's the perfect time for this Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon. Made in a slow cooker, this dip is rich with flavor and likely to become your new favorite appetizer recipe.
- 20 ounces cream cheese
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 cup beer - amber or lager
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 pound bacon - cooked and chopped
- 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 green onions - chopped
- Soft pretzel bites or cubed challah bread
To a greased 3-qt slow cooker, add the cream cheese, sour cream, dijon, garlic powder, beer, cheese, and about 1/4 cup of the bacon.
Stirring occasionally, cook covered on slow, for 3-4 hours or until the mixture is smooth and heated through.
About 30 minutes before serving, stir in the heavy cream.
When ready to serve, top with the onion and remaining bacon. Serve with pretzel bites or cubed bread.
Calories: 566kcal • Carbohydrates: 5g • Protein: 18g • Fat: 52g • Saturated Fat: 26g • Cholesterol: 139mg • Sodium: 736mg • Potassium: 235mg • Fiber: 1g • Sugar: 2g • Vitamin A: 1265IU • Vitamin C: 1mg • Calcium: 316mg • Iron: 1mg