Warm Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic and Bacon Recipe
- 7 slices bacon
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- ¼ cup half-and-half
- 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
step 1: Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Remove bacon from skillet, drain on paper towels and crumble.
step 2: Place garlic in hot bacon grease. Cook and stir until soft, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
step 3: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place cream cheese and half-and-half in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until blended. Stir in bacon, garlic, blue cheese and chives. Transfer mixture to a medium baking dish.
step 4: Bake covered in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.