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Warm Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

Bacon and garlic give this crowd-pleaser an extra kick.

By Klaus Fritsch from Morton's The Cookbook

Ingredients

  • 8 slices hickory-smoked bacon, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 oz. crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tbs. chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tbs. chopped almonds
  • Crackers, trimmed fresh vegetables, or sliced baguette, for serving

Warm Blue Cheese Dip RecipePhoto Credit: Ben Fink

    How to make it 


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • 2

    In nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat about 8 minutes or until nearly crisp. Drain bacon and wipe skillet dry.

  • 3

    Return bacon to pan, add garlic, and cook over medium heat until bacon is crisp, about 3 minutes. Make sure garlic doesn’t burn. Drain on paper towels.

  • 4

    Using paddle attachment of electric mixer, beat cream cheese in bowl until smooth. Add cream; beat well to mix. Fold in bacon, garlic, blue cheese, and chives.

  • 5

    Transfer to 2-cup baking dish; top evenly with almonds. Bake about 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve with crackers, baguette slices, or vegetables. Serves 8 to 10.