Hot Bacon Cheddar Spread|
This is a very savory spread that is easy to make and sure to please everyone. It is especially popular with children. You can substitute chopped pepperoni for the bacon if desired.
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon crushed thyme
Salt and pepper
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sliced scallions
8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1/2 cup crushed Ritz crackers
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, and spices until well mixed. Add the cheddar cheese and scallions. Place in a shallow baking dish and sprinkle with bacon and crackers. Bake for 15 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes