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Slow Cooker Cheddar Bacon Ale Dip

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheese, Dip
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 4 cups


  • 20 oz cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 8 oz amber beer
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 lb bacon cooked and chopped - reserve 2 Tbl for topping
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced green onion
  • Pretzel Rolls cut in bite size pieces


  • In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, mustard, garlic powder till smooth.  Slowly whisk in the beer until smooth. Stir in the grated cheese and chopped bacon.  
  •  Spoon the dip into the slow cooker and turn the heat to low. Cook for about 3-4 hours and stir often to make sure the sides do not burn.
  • In the 30 minutes of cooking, stir in the heavy cream 1 tablespoon at a time.
  • Once all the cheese is melted and dip is smooth turn the heat to warm. Top with remaining bacon and onions. Serve with pretzel bites.