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Sunshine Pineapple Bacon Dip or Spread

sweet and savory combo featuring pineapple and bacon
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 20 oz. pineapple tidbits or chop fresh pineapple
  • 8 thick slices Applewood smoked bacon, cooked
  • 7.5 oz. whipped cream cheese with chives, softened substitute regular cream cheese and add green onions if desired
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 6 slices Asigo cheese or 1 cup grated cheese of choice
  • 1 oz. extra sharp cheddar
  • 1 oz. shaved Parmesan

Instructions
 

  • Drain peneapple well, reserving juice for another use
  • Blend pineapple with cream cheese and sour cream
  • Spread mixture into the bottom a greased shallow baking dish
  • Break bacon into 1 inch pieces and place on top
  • Cover with sliced Asiago
  • Top with grated extra sharp cheddar and Parmesan
  • Dish can be refrigerated at this point for baking later
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  • Serve warm with crackers, chips, toast or crudities

Notes

Whipped cream cheese is easier to blend, but substitute regular cream cheese, softened if desired and add chopped green onions or chives
Bacon can be cooked in advance and refrigerated 
Keyword bacon, cheddar, pineapple,