The BEST Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon fall appetizer recipe! #cheesedip #appetizer #beer #dip #bacon #gameday #footbal

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.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, bacon, beer cheese dip, beer dip, cheese, fall recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. Stirring occasionally, cook covered on slow, for 3-4 hours or until the mixture is smooth and heated through.
  3. About 30 minutes before serving, stir in the heavy cream.
  4. When ready to serve, top with the onion and remaining bacon. Serve with pretzel bites or cubed bread.