Warm Blueberry Bacon Cheese Dip

Warm Blueberry Bacon Cheese Dip

Blueberry Bacon Cheese Dip is the unexpected but unmissable combination of sweet and savory flavors that will be the talk of every party. Baked until it’s golden and bubbling, the dip features sweet-tart blueberries that make a delicious contrast to the smoky bacon, tangy garlic and creamy cheddar. Fill out your charcuterie board with an assortment of crackers, salami, cheeses – and fresh blueberries for an extra boost of blue.

Ingredients

Warm Blueberry Bacon Cheese Dip

  • 8 ounces plain brick-style low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Charcuterie Board Assembly

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 8 ounces assorted crackers
  • 4 ounces assorted salami
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese
  • 4 ounces goat cheese

Preparation

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth; beat in heavy creammayonnaise, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper until blended. Fold in blueberries and bacon.
  2. Spread into small greased 1-quart baking dish; top with cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

Charcuterie Board Assembly

  1. While dip is in the oven, assemble blueberries, crackers, salami, Brie, and goat cheese on a large board or platter; serve with dip.

Variations

  • Alternatively, serve dip with baguette toasts instead of crackers.

Notes

  • Nutrition analysis is for dip only.