Smoked Almond, Cheddar and Bacon Dip

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 32
Smoked Almond, Cheddar and Bacon Dip

Ingredients

2
packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
3
jars (5 ounces each) process sharp Cheddar cheese spread
1/2
cup milk
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped canned smoked whole almonds
4
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
Assorted raw vegetables or breadsticks, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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).

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
105
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
5g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
260mg
Total Carbohydrate
2g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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