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Bacon Cheese Spread

This easy spread is wonderful to enjoy with friends at family or any gathering. Delicious with crackers or tortilla chips. Super easy to make. 
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: bacon ranch dip, cheese dip, ranch dip
Servings: 2 cups
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 5 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 to 3 drops hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch cayenne


  • Cook bacon, crumble and set aside.  Combine cheddar, Monterey Jack, creamed cheese, horseradish, hot sauce and garlic powder in a bowl.
  • Microwave on high for about 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and you can stir it together
  • Remove from microwave and stir in crumbled bacon saving a few crumbles to put on top.  Sprinkle a pinch of cayenne on top and refrigerate for a couple hours.  Spread on assorted crackers.  Makes about 2 1/2 cups.  Enjoy!


You can change up the cheeses in this recipe and use your favorites.