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This amazing Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Corn Dip has it all – creamy, cheesy, spicy, sweet – it’s a guaranteed crowd pleaser and it’s so simple to make and bake!

Served with other delicious dips like Chicken Crack DipJalapeno Ranch Dip, and BLT Dip for the ultimate appetizer spread.

cheesy dip in a white dish with bacon and jalapenos and tortilla chips

Hello my name is Kristin and I’m a dip addict.

I admit it, I love dip. I love chips and dip; crackers and dip, bread and dip, veggies and dip, fruit and dip…you get the idea. I’ve been toying with the idea for this dip ever since I saw this Charleston Cheese Dip by Trisha Yearwood on Food Network. Have you ever watched her show? We watch it on Saturday morning and my kids love it. It’s all homemade Southern food, typically rich and heavy and not something you’d want to eat all the time. But there’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence every once in a while, right? And this is definitely indulgent.

an overhead shot of a cheesy jalapeno corn dip with bacon, surrounded by tortilla chips

How to make Bacon Jalapeno Corn Dip

Anyway, back to Trisha’s cheese dip. I was thinking how I could amp up the flavors because it really seemed like a lot of cheese, and I’m not a fan of mayo. So I came up with this amazing deliciousness the other day while rummaging through my cupboards waiting for inspiration to strike.

  1. It’s got cream cheese, cheddar cheese, jack cheese, bacon, corn and jalapenos. I decided to stir everything together in my KitchenAid stand mixer, which makes it so much easier!
  2. Pour it all into a greased baking dish and bake for 20 minutes and you’ve got a deliciously creamy, cheesy, spicy and sweet dip that your family and friends will go nuts over!
  3. I served it with Tortilla Chips (Mission brand triangles are my favorite for hearty dips because they really hold up well). You could also serve with crackers or baguette slices.

Tips for success

  • Use a full fat cream cheese (not the neufchatel) for the best flavor and texture.
  • Always shred cheddar cheese fresh off the block when you are adding it to dips, sauces or casseroles for melting. The bagged, pre-shredded stuff has an added coating to hold it’s shape and prevent clumping in the bag, but it also prevents proper melting.
  • If you’re concerned about the heat, swap out the jalapenos for a can of mild green chilis. Great flavor without the heat.
  • Store leftover bacon jalapeno dip in a sealed container for up to 3-4 days. This dip will reheat nicely but I don’t recommend freezing it.

a tortilla being lifted ip out of the jalapeno dip

For more great dips, be sure to try these:


Recipe
Tortilla chips and cheesy dip with bacon and jalapenos

Jalapeno, Bacon & Corn Cheese Dip

4.50 from 6 votes
Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Corn Dip has it all - creamy, cheesy, spicy and a little bit of sweet - it's a guaranteed crowd pleaser and so simple to make!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup grated Medium Cheddar Cheese +2 tablespoons reserved for topping
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack Cheese +2 tablespoons reserved for topping
  • 1-4 ounces can diced Jalapenos
  • 1-15 ounces can of corn drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 pound bacon cooked and crumbled (1 tablespoon reserved for topping)
  • Chips crackers or bread for dipping
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Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cooking spray in an 8x8 baking dish or 8-9" pie plate.
  • In a larger mixing bowl (or stand mixer with paddle attachment) combine cheeses, jalapenos, corn, garlic powder, black pepper and bacon.
  • Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons each of Cheddar and Jack cheeses.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheeses are melted and dip is bubbly
  • Serve immediately with chips, crackers or bread for dipping.
Keyword jalapeno dip

Nutrition

Calories: 374.21kcalCarbohydrates: 2.7gProtein: 15.39gFat: 33.54gSaturated Fat: 16.25gCholesterol: 82.27mgSodium: 615.63mgPotassium: 143.76mgFiber: 0.12gSugar: 0.91gVitamin A: 681.67IUVitamin C: 0.47mgCalcium: 296.7mgIron: 0.58mg

Nutritional Disclaimer Kristin Maxwell of "Yellow Bliss Road" is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. For accurate calorie counts and other nutritional values, we recommend running the ingredients through your preferred online nutritional calculator. Calories and other nutritional values can vary depending on which brands were used.

 

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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  1. carol clark says:

    this looks so delicious

  2. Jane says:

    How many does this feed?

    1. Kristin says:

      It’s an appetizer, so I’d say at least 8.

  3. Lori Ann says:

    This looks delicious! Going to try it out in the slow cooker today…..

  4. LZ Cathcart says:

    Thank you for sharing! I am SO excited to try this recipe!! It looks sooo yummy!!!

  5. Kara says:

    This looks killer Kristin! I’m a fan of dips too- so yummy, and so fun to eat!

  6. Susan says:

    A can of corn?

  7. Linda says:

    Hi Kristin, sounds yummy! Corn isn’t listed in the ingredients above. Is it just a can of corn drained?

    1. Kristin says:

      Yes, sorry that was left out of the recipe!

      1. Jill says:

        What size can of corn?

        1. Kristin Maxwell says:

          15-ounce