We couldn’t stop going back for more of this creamy dip—a topping of bacon and pepper jelly is an unexpected twist on an old party favorite. It’s delicious both bubbling-hot and at room temperature, so it’s perfect to serve guests for a beachy brunch or screened-porch dinner.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°. Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/4 cup pepper jelly in a medium bowl; stir until well blended. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 1-quart baking dish.

  • Bake 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Top with remaining 1/4 cup pepper jelly and bacon. Serve immediately or at room temperature with baguette slices.