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Cheddar Bacon Dip in Toasted Bread Bowl

Main Ingredient: Cheese

Yield: 2 cups


  • 1 round loaf sourdough or pumpernickel bread
  • 1 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 4 slices of bacon, uncooked
  • 1/4 c. finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1-1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp. worcestershire sauce, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Slice the top of the bread; set aside. With a grapefruit knife, hollow out center of the bred, leaving a 1" thick shell; save bread from the center and set aside. Brush inside of bread shell with melted butter and place bread shell and top on a baking sheet. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the bacon in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels then finely chop.
  4. Add onion and garlic to bacon drippings in the pan and cook until tender. Remove from heat. Blend in flour and dry mustard then gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and add the shredded cheese; stir until melted. Stir in worcestershire sauce and cooked bacon.
  5. Pour sauce into warm bread bowl and serve vegetables, bread sticks or crackers for dipping.

Suggested Cheeses

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.

Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 9 Months)

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are made using old-world craftsmanship by Gregg Palubicki, a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. The result? The finest in premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese with a dedication to quality you can taste.

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