Slow Cooker Smoky Bacon and Horseradish Dip

Add bacon and horseradish to this cheesy slow-cooked dip. Serve this mouth-watering appetizer with bread cubes or crackers.


24 servings


1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
2 cups shredded Gruyère cheese (8 ounces)
1 cup half-and-half
8 slices peppered smoked bacon, crisply cooked and chopped
2 tablespoons cream-style horseradish
1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
French or herbed bread cubes, if desired
water crackers, if desired


Mix garlic, onion, cream cheese, Gruyère cheese and half-and-half in 1 1/2-quart slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low heat setting 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until mixture is hot.

Stir in bacon, horseradish and parsley. Cover and cook on high heat setting about 15 minutes or until mixture is hot. Serve with bread cubes or crackers for dipping.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

Additional Information

Use regular bacon, crisply cooked and chopped, in place of the peppered smoked bacon.

Use precooked bacon slices found in the deli section of the supermarket. There's no need to cook; just chop and stir into the mixture.

Serve dip with soft breadsticks, cut-up bagels or fresh vegetables such as carrot sticks or cherry tomatoes.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 95 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8 g (Saturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 25 mg; Sodium 95 mg; Total Carbohydrate 3 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Protein 4 g; Exchanges: 1 Fat

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