Fall Progressive Dinner Ideas (Hot Bacon Swiss Dip)

Fall Progressive Dinner
Fall is officially in the air down here in the South, despite our still-warm days!  And I believe it’s safe to say two favorite things about fall for most folks are football food and friends!  I’ve joined a few of my favorite bloggers today to celebrate Fall, and we’ve made it easy for you to host a Fall Progressive Dinner Party!  Delicious food and drink, beautiful table decor, and precious Fall printables-you’ll have all you need for a Fall Dinner Party with friends!

If you are visiting from the other blogs, Welcome!  It is a joy to have you here today!

Below you will find the links to each item for your own celebration!

Free Fall Printables for Table: The Busy Budgeting Mama
Fall Table Decor:  Bonfires and Wine
Beverage: Cranberry Cider from Love of Family and Home
Appetizer:  Hot Bacon Swiss Dip-See Recipe Below
Main Dish:  Boneless Pork Chops with Apple Chutney from Beneath My Heart
Side Dish:  Homemade Baked Mac-N-Cheese from House of Rose
Dessert:  Mountain Dew Apple Turnovers from Walking in Grace and Beauty

My contribution to the Fall Progressive Dinner is one of my all-time favorite appetizers, Hot Bacon Swiss Dip!  It is always a crowd-pleaser!
Hot Bacon Swiss Dip

Hot Bacon Swiss Dip

Preheat oven to 350°.

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup real mayo
1 cup grated Swiss cheese (1/4 lb. block)
2 T. chopped green onions
8 slices of cooked bacon, crumbled
Ritz or other round butter crackers

Using mixer, combine cream cheese, mayo, Swiss cheese, and green onion.  Place mixture into a small, greased baking dish.  (small oval or 8×8).

Top with crumbled bacon.  Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes.  Serve immediately with crackers!
Hot Bacon Swiss Dip 1

Serves 6.  Easily doubled.

Printable Recipe

If you are following the Fall Progressive Dinner in order, you can click over to Traci’s Boneless Pork Chops with Apple Chutney HERE.
Fall Progressive Dinner Party Ideas

Have a great week!

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  1. This looks yummy Amanda! I need to make this for my next get together…my husband loves anything with bacon.

  2. YUM!! This looks delicious! We are always looking for yummy appetizers to try….especially during football season! Can’t wait to add this one to the list! 🙂 Thanks for sharing Amanda!

  3. Looks delicious, Amanda! Will have to try it! Look forward to reading your blog… Have never been “here” before. I am a faithful reader of Cyndi, Traci and Tonya’s blogs, so found yours thru them! Have a fabulous week!

  4. This sounds sooo good! Can’t wait to try it out! 🙂

  5. Yum! Yum! Yum!! Can’t wait to try this!!!

  6. Oh my! I’m so hungry! Yummy! Will be trying this.. Bacon right!? Can’t go wrong there!

  7. My mouth is watering looking at that dip. YUMMY! I have never attended a progressive dinner. I wonder if I should try to plan one for a group of friends. Do you all hire babysitters for something like that? I realize this is an online affair but you might know for doing one in real life too 🙂 Now to go check out the other yummy recipes!

    • Melinda, Thanks for stopping by! I’ve only done one progressive dinner in real life, and it was just girls, so all the dads were at home with kids:) But a house or two with kids would be a great idea! I am thankfully almost to the stage where my oldest can babysit! It’s a whole new world:)

  8. I am always hunting for delicious recipes ;here I found one. This looks so yummy …. I have never made Hot Bacon Swiss Dip but I’m going to try this! Yummy!

  9. Linda Ross says:

    I am so glad to find your blog! I have been a friend of your Aunt Edna for many, many years. I have watched you grow up, marry and have your own family through her photos and stories. I wish you and yours blessings in your new home in Oxford. I am a fellow Mississippian and live in Southaven. I look toward to more of your posts.

  10. OH! YUMMY! I want to make this RIGHT away! Thanks for sharing this great recipe Amanda! Hope you all are having a wonderful weekend!!!!! XOXO, Beth

  11. You have a super blog. I love yours and “Cooking With Mr. C.” Have you ever seen it?


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