blue cheese bacon dip

I woke up this morning at 2am. I do that every night actually. I wake up thinking about a tv show, a book, a recipe, or any random crap my brain deems I need to be reminded of. This morning I woke up thinking I bought walnuts for a recipe but never used them. Which recipe did I forget to add walnuts to?

I had friends over for cocktails and made a few yummy finger foods.  I really wanted to pair my freshly made bacon with blue cheese.  I found this blue cheese bacon dip recipe at Baked Bree.

Of course I made a few changes, some I’ve already admitted, unwittingly.

7 bacon slices, cooked and minced (I use my thick-cut applewood smoked bacon)
a sprinkling of powdered garlic
1 package cream cheese, softened
1/3(ish) cup half and half
1/2(ish) cup blue cheese crumbles
1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts (accidently omitted, will add next time)

With a hand mixer (because I don’t have a kitchenaid), I mixed cream cheese and half and half until smooth. add blue cheese and bacon mixing or stirring until well combined.

Instead of serving this as a dip, I made baked wonton cups that I filled with my blue cheese bacon yumminess.  Place a wonton wrappers in a mini muffin tin and bake at 350* for 7-9 minutes or until lightly golden.  These aren’t a tasty as a phyllo cup, but crazy easy!

Dig in and enjoy!

Published by Lula Harp

I'm a mad scientist trying to find my tools.

7 thoughts on “blue cheese bacon dip

    1. Margie- what I don’t show you is the balance to the decadence. You’d be bored silly with my morning yogurt and muesli and all the fruits and veggies I munch throughout my work day. I only share the food porn. it’s more fun for both of us that way!

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  1. Looks yummy! These are two of my favorite things. This would be awesome on top of some steel cut oats with a drizzle of olive oil. I love savory oats for breakfast.

    Funny how you always wake up at the same time. So do I but it’s 3:30 am. Every night.

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