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Swiss cheese, bacon, and beer dip in a mini crock pot.

Swiss Cheese, Bacon and Beer Dip

This swiss cheese, bacon, and beer dip is quick and easy to throw together and is sure to be a party hit!

Course Appetizer
Keyword Christmas recipes, holiday recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Author Jenn Lifford


  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese
  • 1 cup medium-bodied beer
  • 250 grams (about 2 cups) Swiss cheese, shredded (Emmantel or other Swiss cheese)
  • 125 grams (about 1 cup) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, or to taste
  • 2 tsp minced garlic {or 1-2 cloves finely chopped)
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled


  1. Cook bacon. Crumble and set aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the cream cheese and beer over medium-high heat. Whisk until the cream cheese is melted. 

  3. Whisk in the shredded cheese 1/2 cup at a time making sure the cheese is melted before adding additional cheese. 

  4. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, garlic, nutmeg, salt and pepper until well combined.  Stir in bacon reserving a small amount for garnish. 

  5. Pour into a serving bowl or mini crock pot and sprinkle with remaining bacon. Serve warm with cubed French bread, crackers, crostinis, or mini naan breads.