Warm Bacon Cheddar Dip

Warm bacon cheddar dip is the cheesy good snack dip that will be the hit of your game day parties! It takes 5 minutes to make, and everyone loves it, so there won’t be any leftovers.

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Creamy Warm Bacon Cheddar Dip Recipe - Make a double batch of this party food, because everyone will be digging in to this dip!

Do you remember the Chili Cheese Corn Dog Casserole post from last month? Brian loves them, and according to my Pinterest boards, everyone on the Internet likes it, too. It is one of my most popular pins right now.
Chili Cheese Corn Dog Casserole - An easy and delicious dinner recipe
That recipe uses yummi, bite sized, Country Ribbon mini corn dogs. Well, when I went back to Sam’s Club last week, the corn dogs on a stick were staring at me.

Seriously! I saw the bright red box out of the corner of my eye, and then the box started calling my name. Maybe I need serious therapy, because when food talks to me, I listen, and I knew they’d be perfect for Sunday football games. Apparently, I am also an impulsive shopper.

Country Ribbon Mini and Regular Corn Dogs, available at Sam's Club

Wanting to make something hot, cheesy and easy to dip them in was my immediate goal.

That’s where today’s recipe for warm bacon cheddar dip came perfectly into play.

This dip has the perfect ratio of cheese to bacon, plus a kick of flavor and color from yellow mustard and green onions. You know that yellow mustard is a required corn dog topping, don’t you?

I make the dip in a sauce pan on the stove top, and it takes just 5 minutes. But if you’re having a party and want a big batch, this could easily be made in a slow cooker, too. Just put all of the ingredients into the crock except for the bacon and scallions. Let it come together on low heat for an hour or so, then stir in the bacon and scallions before serving.

Creamy Warm Bacon Cheddar Dip Recipe - Make a double batch of this party food, because everyone will be digging in to this dip!

If you want to keep your waistline thin, consider using lower fat cheeses and low fat milk. Or you can make it “fully loaded” and just suit up in a pair of your favorite stretchy pants.

I splurge on football game days, so the recipe shown below is the full fat version. So there’s no confusion: loaded with fat = loaded with flavor. I just use a little more willpower than normal to keep my fingers out of the pot as I make it.

Here’s the easy, cheesy, warm bacon cheddar dip recipe.

Warm and Creamy Bacon Cheddar Dip

Preparation 5 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 10 mins
Serves 8     adjust servings

Creamy Warm Bacon Cheddar Dip Recipe - Make a double batch of this party food, because everyone will be digging in to this dip!

This warm and creamy bacon cheddar dip from ItsYummi.com is loaded with flavor! It's a perfect dipping sauce for corn dogs, chips, or raw veggies, & it's a great game day snack!

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 8 ounces (1 package) cream cheese, cubed
  • 8 ounces (2 cups) aged or sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 ounces heavy cream or half & half
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 2-3 scallions (green and light green parts), thinly sliced horizontally
  • 5 thick cut bacon strips, cooked and crumbled (about 2/3 cup)

Instructions

  1. Place a 1.5 quart (or larger) saucepan over medium heat. Add cream cheese, cheddar cheese, heavy cream, Worcestershire, dried onion, and prepared mustard and stir occasionally until melted, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in scallions and bacon, reserving some of each for garnish.
  3. Serve as a dip with corn dogs, chips, or cut up raw vegetables

Recipe Notes

Recipe loosely adapted from Taste of Home

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 304kcal Calories from fat 255
% Daily Value
Total Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 382mg16%
Carbohydrate 3g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 2g
Protein 10g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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Warm bacon cheddar dip will be the hit of your game day parties! Takes just 5 minutes to make this snack dip. - Recipe on itsyummi.com

Warm bacon cheddar dip will be the hit of your game day parties! Takes just 5 minutes to make this snack dip. - Recipe on itsyummi.com

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    Courtney November 10, 2014 (4:12 pm)

    This sounds delicious! I was wondering if this would be good reheated? Our parties always last a long time and halfway through all of our dips usually need a reheat. Thanks again for the recipe! Can’t wait to try it out 🙂

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      Chef Becca November 10, 2014 (4:19 pm)

      Courtney, to be truthful, this dip never lasts more than a couple of hours at the parties I’ve taken it to, but I’ve kept it heated in a slow cooker set to low, which works really well. If you need to reheat it and it looks to be pretty thick, stir in a tiny bit of milk to thin it out a bit before you reheat it. Enjoy!

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    David October 9, 2014 (7:59 am)

    Ummm…how have we been friends this long and you’ve never told me about this bacon cheese dip? I seriously might have to ask for my friend card back. Actually, no, just send me some of this cheese dip (and corndogs, of course) and I’ll just forget that you never told me about this deliciousness! Seriously, though, two thumbs up here!

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      Chef Becca October 9, 2014 (8:09 am)

      Don’t you dare take away my friend card, Mr. “Guy who didn’t tell me that his favorite football team ISN’T the Jets” I think we just need to sit in front of a pot full of this bacon cheese dip and make our friendship even stronger 🙂

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        Courtney November 10, 2014 (4:28 pm)

        Thank you! It sounds like it won’t last long enough to need a reheat but I just wanted to be extra careful. I’m sure we will enjoy!

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    Bernadette April 5, 2014 (6:18 pm)

    I’ll just eat the dip with a spoon, or my fingers, whatever 🙂

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      Chef Becca April 5, 2014 (9:38 pm)

      As long as you wash your hands first, you just go right ahead and dip those fingers 🙂

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    Ann from Sumptuous Spoonfuls January 18, 2014 (10:50 pm)

    The dip looks wonderful … but I’ll skip the corndogs!

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      Becca Heflin January 19, 2014 (8:24 pm)

      They’re definitely not for everyone, Ann, but I appreciate you stopping by to drool over the dip! 🙂

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    Julie January 18, 2014 (8:58 pm)

    Hi Becca… I saw your post on Facebook asking to see if this post and comments is visible. It is and I’m also glad I checked this out because I so trying this dip. Tomorrow is grocery shopping day which means I’m picking up the stuff and we are snacking on this during the footballs games. Love your recipes 🙂

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      Becca Heflin January 18, 2014 (9:00 pm)

      Thanks so much for helping me out work the comment, Julie, and I’m glad you’re able to add another dip to your party table, too! 🙂

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    Erica @ Not Quite Gourmet January 18, 2014 (11:30 am)

    Looks like a touchdown dip to me, Becca!!! 🙂

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    Renee - Kudos Kitchen January 18, 2014 (10:59 am)

    Glad you got your website up and running again. This recipe looks fantastic! PINNING!!!

    • comment-avatar
      Becca Heflin January 18, 2014 (11:51 am)

      Thanks, Renee! It’s an ugly theme, but it’ll do until I can figure this strange thing fixed

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    Dee January 18, 2014 (10:20 am)

    Dip = Yum!!

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      Becca Heflin January 18, 2014 (11:51 am)

      You betcha, Dee! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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    Christy January 17, 2014 (3:28 pm)

    Did someone say cheese? And bacon? Oh my, oh my, this is a keeper! #client

    • comment-avatar
      Becca Heflin January 17, 2014 (3:32 pm)

      Indeedy I did, and you betcha it is! 🙂
      Thanks for stopping by, Christy!

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    Karen @ Baking In A Tornado January 17, 2014 (2:00 pm)

    The Bacon Cheddar Dip was genius on its own, but dipping corn dogs? You sure know the way to a kid’s heart. And some adults, too.

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      Becca Heflin January 17, 2014 (3:33 pm)

      I may be getting older, but this is proof that I’m a perpetual 8 year-old 🙂

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    Meghan @ The Tasty Fork January 17, 2014 (9:35 am)

    OMG! My head just exploded!!! I totally need to try this dip…and I can’t wait till the Super Bowl! Making it this weekend!!

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      Becca Heflin January 17, 2014 (11:57 am)

      hehe… NO exploding, Meghan! You need your head for more important things 🙂

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    adam @unorthodoxepicure January 16, 2014 (5:40 pm)

    The only thing better than eating corn dogs with your Warm and Creamy Bacon Cheddar Dip, would be eating corn dogs with your Warm and Creamy Bacon Cheddar Dip — while jamming to some old Tom Jones tunes.

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    Linette January 16, 2014 (2:57 pm)

    My son would love this meal! 🙂 #client

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    Libby with Lemony Thyme January 16, 2014 (2:36 pm)

    Oh Lordy Becca – your dip is calling my name!! Easy cheesy bowl of love!!

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