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Mango Chutney Cheese Dip

Sweet & Savory, Creamy and Delicious!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 5 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese {8 oz.}
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup mango chutney or orange marmalade
  • 1 cup chopped green onions

Instructions
 

  • Put crumbled bacon into a bowl
  • Heat 1 Tablespoon butter in skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and cook, stirring 4-5 minutes to toast, watching carefully so they don't burn. Pour walnuts and butter over bacon in the bowl and stir to combine. Set asides
  • Mix remaining 4 Tablespoons of butter with the cheeses with the seasonings, and combine well
  • Place mixture into a serving bowl or on a rimmed platter, smoothing it into an even thick rounded rectangle or circle. Spread chutney or maramalade evenly over the top, letting it run down the sides. Arrange bacon walnut topping over the chutney and sprinkle with green onions.
  • Serve with sturdy chips, crackers, toast points or baguette slices and provide a spreader

Notes

For best flavor, make this 2-3 hours ahead of time and chill.  Bring to room temperature before serving.
Can be made up to 24 hours in advance
Keyword appetizer, cheese spread, dip, do ahead, mango chutney, party food, walnuts