Creamy BLT Dip – Spend With Pennies

BLT Dip is a creamy and delicious dip that is party perfect.

All of the flavors of our favorite BLT Sandwich are combined in a creamy cheesy mixture and topped with bacon, lettuce, and juicy tomatoes!

This is the perfect dip for chips, veggies, or tortillas!

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Ingredients in BLT Dip

If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer to take to family gatherings, potlucks, or just for hanging out at home, this recipe will have everyone coming back for more!

Cream Cheese Base Cream cheese is the base of this recipe. The addition of mayo and sour cream makes it smooth and easy to scoop.

Seasonings & Flavors – A bit of garlic powder and smoked paprika flavor this dip. Sharp cheddar and green onion (or swap ½ teaspoon of onion powder) add a boost of flavor.

Turn it into a ranch BLT dip by adding ranch dressing mix, or try Italian dressing mix or fresh herbs if you have them on hand.

Crispy Bacon I love to make bacon in the oven and keep it in the fridge or freezer.

Time-Saving Tip: Swap out the bacon for bacon bits or pre-cooked bacon.

Lettuce Iceberg or romaine lettuce are perfect choices for this recipe because they will stay crunchy.

Tomatoes Anything ripe and juicy variety of tomatoes work here. I most often use either cherry tomatoes or Romas.

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How to Make BLT Dip

This simple BLT Dip is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Combine creamy ingredients per the recipe below in a bowl with an electric mixer until fluffy (this makes it easy to scoop).
  2. Gently fold in the remaining ingredients (reserving some bacon and tomato for toppings).
  3. Spread into a smal dish and cover. Chill for at least one hour before serving.
  4. Once chilled, top with shredded lettuce, remaining bacon, and diced tomatoes.

Make It in Advance

This BLT dip recipe can be made 48 hours before serving as long as it is tightly covered and chilled in the refrigerator. Add the toppings just before serving so they stay fresh and crisp.

Dippers for BLT Dip

  • Veggies: vegetable sticks like celery sticks, zucchini slices, or cucumber coins are great for scooping and dipping
  • Bread: any kind of crackers, sliced baguette, or crostini
  • Chips: pita chips, tortilla chips, pretzel chips
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Creamy BLT Dip

This creamy appetizer tastes just like a classic BLT sandwich! Swap the bread for your favorite dippers.

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook Time 5 minutes

Chill Time 1 hour

Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes

  • Combine cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise in a medium bowl until fluffy with a mixer on medium.

  • Stir in smoked paprika, garlic powder, green onions, diced tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and ⅔ of the bacon.

  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

  • Remove from the fridge, top with lettuce, remaining bacon and chopped tomatoes.

  • Serve with bread, crackers, chips or vegetables for dipping.

Spices can be replaced with your favorite spice mix or ranch or Italian dressing mix.
This dip can be stored in the fridge in a covered container for up to 3-4 days. Freezing is not recommended. 

Calories: 196 | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 0.2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Appetizer, Dip, Party Food
Cuisine American
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