Blue Cheese and Bacon First Down Dip
Recipe from The Food Channel

Indulgent hot cheese dip loaded with the big bold flavors of smoky-sweet bacon, crumbled bits of tangy blue cheese and toasted walnuts.This macho dip requires a thick, sturdy chip!


Blue Cheese and Bacon First Down Dip

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Ingredients
  • 8   slices 
    bacon, chopped
  • 1   tablespoon 
    minced garlic
  • 2  8  ounces 
    packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1   cup 
    (4-oz.) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3  cup 
    cream
  • 2   tablespoons 
    minced green onions
  • 1/4  cup 
    toasted walnut pieces
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Directions
1.
Cook bacon in skillet until crisp, stirring often. Remove from skillet and drain.
2.
Add garlic to skillet and saute over low heat for 1 minute.
3.
Combine cream cheese and cream in food processor bowl or mixer and blend until smooth. Stir in bacon, garlic, crumbled cheese and green onions.
4.
Portion dip in medium baking dish; bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven for 20 minutes. Garnish with toasted walnuts.
5.
Serve warm dip with kettle cooked potato chips.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 275, Fat, total (g) 27, chol. (mg) 68, sat. fat (g) 14, carb. (g) 2, fiber (g) 0, sugar (g) 0, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 729, sodium (mg) 373, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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