Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Bacon ranch layered spread

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      Preparation time: 15 min
      Yield: 4 1/2 cups

      Spread Ingredients:

      1 cup sour cream
      1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
      2 tablespoons LAND O LAKES™ Ranch Seasoning

      Toppings Ingredients:

      6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) LAND O LAKES® Cheddar Cheese, shredded
      12 slices (3/4 cup) bacon, cooked, chopped
      1/3 cup sliced green onion

      Crackers

      Combine all spread ingredients in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Spread onto large serving plate to 1 inch of edge.

      Top with cheese, bacon and onion. Cover; refrigerate to blend flavors (1 hour).

      Serve with crackers.

      VARIATIONS:
      Bruscetta-Style Layered Dip: Prepare spread as directed. Top with 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes, 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves and 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese. Cover; refrigerate to blend flavors (1 hour). Serve with crackers.

      Greek-Style Layered Spread: Prepare spread as directed. Top with 1 cup chopped fresh spinach leaves, 1/2 cup sliced ripe or kalamata olives and 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese. Cover; refrigerate to blend flavors (1 hour). Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts right before serving. Serve with crackers.

      Recipe Tip
      Ready-to-serve bacon is available in the meat section of the supermarket.

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Bacon ranch layered spread