Smoked almonds and bacon provide rich flavor to a delicious dip featuring two types of cheese.
packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
jars (5 ounces each) process sharp Cheddar cheese spread
clove garlic, finely chopped
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
cup coarsely chopped canned smoked whole almonds
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
Assorted raw vegetables or breadsticks, if desired
Heat cream cheese, cheese spread, milk and garlic in 2-quart saucepan over
medium heat, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted and smooth. Stir in onions
and 1/4 cup of the almonds.
Spoon into 1-quart slow cooker to keep warm if desired or into serving bowl.
Sprinkle with bacon and remaining 1/4 cup almonds. Serve with vegetables. Dip
will hold in slow cooker on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally. 32
servings (2 tablespoons dip each).
Prepare the dip and spoon into a slow cooker. Tote to the party, then plug in to heat and keep warm.
If you like, purchase the bacon already cooked in the prepared meats area of the grocery store. It is available in strips and chopped and is a great convenience item.
The dip mixture can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Spoon into a slow cooker and refrigerate until ready to heat.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.