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Bacon Beer Cheese Dip

Bacon Beer Cheese Dip is a rich and creamy cheese spread that makes a great party snack or addition to your holiday charcuterie boards. A classic combination everyone’s favorite flavors of bacon, beer & cheese. Serve it up with pretzels, chips or crackers.

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We love having the whole family over and feasting on our favorite appetizers like Knorr Spinach Dip, Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts , Spicy Chex Mix and Fried Pickles. Lately we’ve been making grazing boards and this bacon beer cheese dip is the perfect addition.

Bacon Beer Cheese Dip in a bowl - closeup view with text overlay

Ingredients for Bacon Beer Cheese Dip:

Ingredients for Bacon Beer Cheese Dip

  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Brown Mustard
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Beer
  • Bacon
  • Toasted Walnuts or Parsley for Garnish

Charcuterie board with beer cheese dip, pretzels, cheese and meats

How to Make Bacon Beer Cheese Dip:

Food processor with chunks of cream cheese, cheddar cheese and spices

  • Cut cheddar cheese into chunks and place in a food processor with cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, brown mustard, salt and pepper.

Food processor bowl with beer cheese dip and a spatula

  • Pulse food processor for about 30 seconds, turn to low speed and drizzle in beer, continue to process about 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and continue to process until smooth.

Beer Cheese Dip in a food processor with bacon

  • Sprinkle in bacon and pulse a few times to combine.

Bacon Beer Cheese Spread on a cheese board

  • Pour cheese dip in a bowl and garnish with chopped walnuts or parsley.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

How to Store Bacon Beer Cheese Dip:

If stored in an airtight container, bacon beer cheese dip will stay fresh in the refrigerator up to 10 days.

Bring to room temperature before serving.

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Serving Ideas for Bacon Cheese Dip:

Charcuterie board with Bacon beer cheese dip, cheese, nuts and crackers

Serve with pretzels, crackers, chips or baguette chips. It also makes a great addition to a charcuterie board for holiday entertaining.

Store in cute little glass  jars with lids to make a great hostess gift or addition to your holiday goodie baskets.

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Bacon Beer Cheese Dip on a charcuterie board

This homemade Bacon Beer Cheese Dip is so delicious, it is so flavorful and has a great texture. It’s so much better than any of the versions I’ve trie from the store. Add it to your list to try soon!

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Yield: about 3 cups

Bacon Beer Cheese Dip

Bacon beer cheese dip with walnut garnish in a bowl

A classic combination everyone's favorite flavors of bacon, beer & cheese. Serve it up with pretzels, chips or crackers.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup beer, we used Bud Light
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts or fresh parsley for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Place cheddar cheese into chunks and place in a food processor with cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, brown mustard, salt and pepper. 
  2. Pulse food processor for about 30 seconds, turn to low speed and drizzle in beer, continue to process about 1 minute.
  3. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and continue to process until smooth. Sprinkle in bacon and pulse a few times to combine.
  4. Pour cheese dip in a bowl and garnish with chopped walnuts or parsley. 
  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. 

Notes

  • If stored in an airtight container, bacon beer cheese dip will stay fresh in the refrigerator up to 10 days. 
  • Bring to room temperature before serving. 
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    48

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 60Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 113mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g

    Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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