• 7 each bacon slices – chopped
  • 2 each garlic cloves – minced
  • 2 packages cream cheese – 8 oz, softened
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 4 ounces bleu cheese crumbles
  • 2 tablespoons chives – fresh, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons walnuts – toasted, chopped
  • As garnish grape clusters
  • As garnish flatbread or assorted crackers


  • STEP 1
    Cook chopped bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain, and set aside.
  • STEP 2
    Add minced garlic to the skilled, and saute for 1 minute.
  • STEP 3
    Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • STEP 4
    Add half and half, beating until combined.
  • STEP 5
    Stir in bacon, garlic, blue cheese crumbles, and chives. Spoon mixture evenly into 4 individual baking dishes.
  • STEP 6
    Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Serve with grapes and flatbread/crackers.

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