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Friday, February 3, 2012

One of My Favorite Appetizers - try this for Super Bowl or anytime


Your friends will beg you for this recipe!  This one is ALWAYS a hit!  Place in the oven until it is all molten and soft...just ready to spread on pork rinds or low-carb crackers or Monterey Jack Dipping chips or slices of English Cucumber.

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8 oz light cream cheese, softened (250 g)
1/2 cup mayonnaise (125 mL)
11/2 cups Cheddar cheese (375 mL)
2 tbsp chopped chives, OR  (25 mL)
  green onions
1 tsp dried parsley (5 mL)
1/4 tsp garlic powder (1 mL)
8 crisply cooked bacon slices

In food processor with sharp blade or in blender, process cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth.  In medium bowl, combine cream cheese mixture, Cheddar cheese, chives or green onions, parsley and garlic powder until well combined.  Spread evenly in 9-inch (23 cm) glass pie dish. 

Place bacon on bacon rack and cover with two paper towels.  Microwave on high power 7 to 8 minutes.  Cut into small pieces with pair of kitchen scissors.  Garnish top of cheese spread with bacon pieces.  Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven 15 minutes and serve with low-carb crackers. See my easy Crisp Nutty Crackers, or serve with Taco Chips.  You can use low-carb wraps and cut 'em and bake in an oven or you can serve this with sliced English cucumbers.

Yield:  12 servings
1 serving
176.4 calories
7.5 g protein
15.7 g fat
1.1 g carbs


Kelly the Happy Texan said...

Bacon and cheese? What more can one ask for?! Sounds perfect!

Jennifer said...

Haha - I agree.

Anonymous said...

YUMMY! Philly is on sale this week and I was looking for a new dip to try. Thanks again!!! I appreciate the hard work it takes to keep your site going for us.

scratch-made wife said...

I told the husband I wanted to make a low-carb Buffalo chicken dip this weekend, but I think you just changed my mind. This dip looks delicious! And the husband loves bacon, so I'm sure it'll go over well. :)

Jennifer said...

You are welcome, Angie. :)

Jennifer said...

I wonder what hubby will think of it, Scratch-made wife? My guess is like most guys, he will LOVE it! I'm making it soon for a get-together with dear friends.

Lizzy said...

Oh, YUM! This would be gone in a flash at our house...wonderful dip, Jennifer!

Jennifer said...

LOL Lizzy! ;)