Bacon and Cheddar Cheese

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Recipe

A delicious, savory combination of crispy bacon and rich cheddar cheese, perfect for sandwiches, salads, or just a tasty snack.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (optional, for a creamier texture)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cook the Bacon:
  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Arrange the bacon slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until crispy.
  • Remove the bacon from the oven and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool.
  1. Prepare the Cheese Mixture:
  • In a medium bowl, combine the shredded cheddar cheese, mayonnaise (if using), green onions (if using), black pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  1. Crumble the Bacon:
  • Once the bacon has cooled, crumble it into small pieces.
  1. Combine Bacon and Cheese:
  • Add the crumbled bacon to the cheese mixture.
  • Stir until the bacon is evenly distributed throughout the mixture.
  1. Serve and Enjoy:
  • Serve immediately as a dip with crackers, spread on bread for a sandwich, or add to salads.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Enjoy your homemade Bacon and Cheddar Cheese mixture!

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