Cheeseburger Dip is the best dip recipe to celebrate Memorial Day and the Fourth of July! This bacon cheeseburger dip is loaded with bacon, Swiss, cheddar, hamburger, and everything else that makes cheeseburgers one of America’s favorite foods!
What’s in this Cheeseburger Dip Recipe?
This cheeseburger dip is loaded with hamburger, two types of cheeses (three if you count cream cheese!), bacon, tomato, onion, and pickles. It’s hot and tasty and ready to be eaten. It’s just begging to be devoured with friends and family!
- Ground Beef: The base of all good burgers is good quality ground beef. I like to use lean beef (85-90%), but you could use any beef since we’re draining off the excess fat.
- Cream Cheese: Makes this dip ultra-creamy and tangy.
- Cheddar Cheese: A classic cheeseburger topping that gives this dip a great sharp cheesy flavor.
- Swiss Cheese: Adds a milder, nuttier cheesy flavor to the dip.
- Sour Cream: Makes this dip creamy and tangy.
- Mayonnaise: Adds richness and flavor.
- Garlic: Gives a pungent and savory flavor to the dip.
- Onion: Adds sweetness and depth of flavor.
- Bacon Crumbles: Add a smoky and salty flavor.
- Cilantro: Adds freshness and a hint of citrus flavor.
- Chopped Tomatoes: Adds freshness, acidity, and a chunky texture to the dip. I like to use Pico de Gallo in my dip for an extra burst of flavor.
Pro Tip: I’ve used low-fat and light options for a lot of these ingredients. Just to help lighten up this recipe a bit!
Variations on Bacon Cheeseburger Dip
Add your favorite burger toppings and condiments to this dip to create your own unique take! Use ground turkey for a turkey cheeseburger dip. Try adding frizzled onion, barbecue sauce, and diced avocado for a cowboy burger dip. Add caramelized onions and use all Swiss cheese for caramelized onion and Swiss burger dip. Or add some pimento cheese to make pimento cheeseburger dip! Drizzle your dip with my favorite burger sauce to take it to the next level!
You can use ground turkey, chicken, or pork instead of beef for a lighter option, or use just crumbled bacon for a smoky flavor.
Yes, you can make cheeseburger dip ahead of time and refrigerate it until ready to serve. It can also be reheated in the oven or microwave.
Cheeseburger dip can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.
Yes, you can make cheeseburger dip in a slow cooker by layering the ingredients and cooking on low heat for a few hours.
No, this dip does not freeze well. The texture will change once thawed, and the dip will be gritty and unpleasant.
How to Store and Reheat
Store leftover cheeseburger dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat covered with foil in a 350°F oven for 15-20 minutes or in a crockpot set on low heat for about 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until heated through. I do not recommend freezing this dip.
This cheeseburger dip is delicious served with tortilla chips, pita chips, crackers, or crostini. You can also dip fresh veggies, like carrots, celery, broccoli, and cauliflower for a healthier option. If you’re a pickle lover, I like to dip refrigerator pickles or fried pickles in mine!
Tried this for a July 4th picnic and it was disgusting:(
What size baking dish? Enough for a 9×13?
Back to report that I made this for a BBQ this weekend and it received rave reviews! It tasted like a mouthful of McDonald’s – in the best way possible! SO YUM!!
Yummm! All you need are some diced pickles to go on top!! ;)
First I have to say that I am buying those chips. They look and sound great and I am always looking for a new chip. That dip will go over big on Memorial Day too.
I could seriously dive face first in this dip! YUM!
This dip looks over the top delicious! I definitely have to try this! Love your photos too! :D
Oh yum….I bet this is one amazing dip!!
This dip sounds so good! My mouth is watering just looking at it! And I agree with you- time goes by so fast!
Memorial Day already??? Say what??? It just snowed last week!! I swooned at bacon and died at cheese, pinned!!